A Canadian high school student has found a way to make plastic biodegrade rapidly—in a matter of weeks, instead of 1,000 years. Read about his discovery in this report from Mother Nature News.
Slash your pesticide consumption by choosing the cleanest produce for your dinner table. The Environmental Working Group makes it easy to get started. Here’s their just-released 2011 list of the “Dirty Dozen” pesticide-heavy fruits & veggies and the “Clean 15.”
The Environmental Working Group has released their 2011 shopping guides for fruits & veggies
Like a good factoid? Then check out this “United States of the Environment.” It shows how each state excels—and fails—in regard to science, nature, public health or social justice.
These reusable sacks are an eco-friendly alternative to plastic baggies. They’re made of cotton in captivating prints with a waterproof liner of polyurethane-coated nylon. All materials have been tested and are free of harmful chemicals and metals.