As many as 2,000 chemicals may be involved in making the clothes in your closet. They include pesticides, toxic dyes, and formaldehyde — a known carcinogen used as a mildew preventive in the fashion world (and as an embalming agent in the funeral industry).
Since the majority of us have access to curbside pickup, recycling has actually become pretty darn easy. Yet, we seem to be locked in a holding pattern, with 25 percent of the population chucking it all into landfill. Do we really need a carrot dangling from a stick in order to really step up to... Read more »
“We need to move beyond oil. We need to reinvent society, technology and economy. We need to do it fast and we need to do it creatively. We can.” — Dr. Vandana ShivaIn July 2011, courtesy of Exxon, 42,000 gallons of oil spilled into Montana’s Yellowstone River affecting areas as far as 150 miles downstream... Read more »