The Dangers of Antibacterial Soaps

March 24, 2014 0 Comments
The Dangers of Antibacterial Soaps

Are you still buying antibacterial soap and other cleansers? Why? Perhaps you think these products will keep you safe from germs and protect you from illness? The truth may surprise you. According to the Federal Drug Administration, there is no evidence that these over-the-counter products are more effective at preventing illness than washing with plain […]

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Green News For The Weekend Volume 352

March 21, 2014 0 Comments
Green News For The Weekend Volume 352

Let’s just get this started, shall we? White House embarks on climate change mapping project The government makes maps and data sets from NASA, NOAA, the US Geological Survey, and more available to the public, so that new tools can be created to help communities plan for extreme weather. Scientists say destructive solar blasts narrowly […]

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Getting Steamy for Natural Cleaning

March 20, 2014 4 Comments
Getting Steamy for Natural Cleaning

This may seem counterintuitive, but hear me out: I think steam mops are greener cleaning tools than the low-fi bucket method that we’ve used for centuries. Sure, steam mops use electricity, but they require a fraction of the water that you’d use with the bucket method. Another benefit of using steam mops is that they […]

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The Environmental Catastrophes From Just One Month

March 18, 2014 0 Comments
The Environmental Catastrophes From Just One Month

This is a very short synopsis of an incredible, must-read article over at TruthOut. It’s not for the faint of heart, though, as it’s terribly sad and disheartening what is happening to our planet over just the course of a single month. This is climate change, folks. We’re in for a wild ride. Earth Given […]

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‘Blackfish’ Inspires Legislation to Protect Orcas

March 17, 2014 0 Comments
‘Blackfish’ Inspires Legislation to Protect Orcas

Thanks to global outrage surrounding cruelty revealed in “Blackfish,” a documentary about the inhumane treatment orcas at SeaWorld that led to trainer deaths, a California lawmaker is proposing a ban on orcas in captivity. If passed, the bill would require the SeaWorld in San Diego to end its live killer whale performances and ban captive […]

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Green News For The Weekend Volume 351

March 14, 2014 0 Comments
Green News For The Weekend Volume 351

It’s mid-March already and I am not sure how that happened! Before we know it, winter will be coming back around again. (Sorry, for those of you still suffering through this one.) By chance, it’s also Friday and you know what that means – green news! Our evil, socialist, Muslim, non-citizen President Barack Obama recently […]

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