All posts tagged air pollution

Eco-Friendly Job Strategies: How to Make the Transition to Telecommuting

Eco-Friendly Job Strategies: How to Make the Transition to Telecommuting

Telecommuting can easily make a job more “eco-friendly,” while offering a number of benefits for both the worker and employer. Lowering your carbon footprint can be as simple as staying home, removing the commute among other wasteful habits. Learn how you can go green by telecommuting.

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The Hamburger You Had For Lunch Pollutes More Than an 18-Wheeler

The Hamburger You Had For Lunch Pollutes More Than an 18-Wheeler

Your average hamburger produces more air pollution than an 18-wheeler truck, a fact that researchers at University of California, Riverside have uncovered. Hamburgers are iconic when it comes to lunch in America, so find out what can be done to curb the pollution.

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One Small Victory Against the Toxic Practice of Fracking

One Small Victory Against the Toxic Practice of Fracking

The only thing cool about fracking is being able to say the word. The drilling practices of fracking have been linked to toxic wastewater and polluted air, though new rules may help curb that exposure. Find out how one tiny step for mother earth could start the end of an era.

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Fracking May Be Poisoning Our Children’s Air

Fracking May Be Poisoning Our Children’s Air

The fracking industry continues to be under fire for environmental concerns. A new three year study finds that fracking processes are releasing cancer causing toxins right across the street from public schools and our children.

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The Benefits of Green Cleaning Products

The Benefits of Green Cleaning Products

Green cleaning products offer numerous benefits to your health and help reduce environmental pollution. When deciding whether to use green cleaning products ask yourself why would you to want to spend more money in order to use toxic chemicals that pollute the air and water around you.

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Historic EPA Rules Protect Against Environmental Pollution from Power Plants

Historic EPA Rules Protect Against Environmental Pollution from Power Plants

Victory for Mother Earth! The new EPA Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) cut pollution from outdated power plants. The MATS standards are expected to help America’s children grow up healthier, even preventing up to 11,000 premature deaths per year.

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Clean Indoor Air Naturally with Houseplants

Clean Indoor Air Naturally with Houseplants

Leafy houseplants are Mother Nature’s HEPA filter, they scrub the air around them removing harmful pollutants and providing fresh oxygen. Clean, fresh air is just a plant away – an eco-friendly solution to a nasty little problem.

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5 Green Products Everyone Should Use

5 Green Products Everyone Should Use

Sustainable living is accomplished one step at a time. Here are 5 green products that every single person can use to make a difference in their carbon footprint. Spend no more than $50 on all 5 and you can say “I’m going green.”

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4 Home Energy Facts You Need to Know

4 Home Energy Facts You Need to Know

Home energy costs U.S. families $1,900 per year and could be cut in half with energy efficient improvements. With over 1.2 billion tons of greenhouse gases being released into the air to produce home energy it is a dirty process as well.

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