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Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008 03:16 am

How single-serving beverages are heating up the world

Untitled Document How much of an effect, if any, does the carbon dioxide in carbonated beverages have on global warming? A typical 12-ounce can of soda contains...
Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2008 06:43 pm

An entire industry now specializes in the safe removal of asbestos

Untitled Document How does one safely remove old vinyl flooring that contains asbestos — and what are some green alternatives? Asbestos is a naturall...
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2007 12:26 pm

What is the impact of new roads and parking lots?

Untitled Document What is the impact of new roads and parking lots? The history of paving dates back to Roman times if not earlier, but our modern society h...
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2007 05:19 pm

Chinese-made toys aren’t the only ones that carry potential health risks

Untitled Document In light of the massive recalls of Chinese-made children’s toys, what are the major issues associated with chemicals in toys? Recent conc...
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2007 02:04 am

Guess what’s killing hundreds of millions of wild animals?

Untitled Document Should cats stay in or go out? They do kill wildlife, including birds, but aren’t they just taking the place of natural predators that once did the same? ...
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2007 06:13 am

Health experts warn against reusing plastic bottles

Untitled Document Is it true that refilling and reusing some types of plastic bottles can cause health problems? Most types of plastic bottles are safe to reuse at ...
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2007 12:00 am

Those glossy magazine covers hide a dirty little secret

Untitled Document Glossy paper used by most magazines is bad for the environment, yet most publishers still use it, even the outdoors and environmental titles. What’s the s...
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2007 12:57 pm

Why some places have outlawed kitchen-sink garbage disposals

Untitled Document Why have some cities, including New York, outlawed kitchen-sink garbage disposals, at least in homes? Kitchen-sink garbage disposals are not necessari...
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2007 12:54 am

Why opening a window may be the best decision

Untitled Document Is it true that some ingredients in common air fresheners can cause health problems? Air fresheners are a $1.72 billion industry in the United ...
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007 09:43 am

Why not have hybrids run on E85 or biodiesel?

Untitled Document Wouldn’t having hybrid cars run on E85 or biodiesel solve many problems?   Environmental advocates would love to see carmakers mass-pro...


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