Bioremediation for Oil Spills

In oceans all over the world live microbes with a natural appetite for oil. Researchers collected microbes from all over the world and combined them in a powder form that will address almost all toxins from oil spills.

By | 2018-07-16T13:44:05+00:00 June 8th, 2010|Nontoxic|

Recycled pencils: Making news out of news

Every year, parents are obligated to buy their kids (whether they like it or not) school supplies, and you can bet that pencils are on the list. Moms and dads might be surprised to find out that those little orange sticks are made out of the 4 billion trees cut down worldwide for paper industries, and assembled with toxic chemicals in factories that pollute the air (most erasers are made from latex).

By | 2015-04-19T18:36:50+00:00 December 21st, 2009|Green Living|

Which Companies Are Best for the Environment?

The goal of alternative energy is to create a sustainable way of powering our future. New technologies are being developed each year that get us closer to that goal. While these next-generation technologies are in development, some companies are taking proactive steps to be as sustainable as possible, given the current state of energy production and consumption.

By | 2016-10-31T04:39:04+00:00 December 4th, 2009|Alternative Energy|