We talk a lot about "greening" your lifestyle by dropping unnecessary habits like bottled water. But, perhaps you're wondering about some other ways to live a more eco-conscious life. Using more efficient air and water filters is just one step in building an eco-friendly home. Erick, a writer for San Diego custom home builders, Murray Lampert construction, shares with us a few … [Read more...] about How to Build an Eco-Friendly Home
Archives for December 2010
We just wanted to share the good news that we recently received from the Changents team regarding our Proctor & Gamble GIVE HEALTH Blogivation widget for clean water. Since November, nearly 350 bloggers from around the world, along with their readers, have teamed up with P&G and Changents to donate clean water to those in need. This campaign has successfully donated … [Read more...] about 100,000 Days of Clean Water Donated to Those in Need!
A few days ago, a Canadian news source put out an article called, "Bottled water not so bad." Naturally, I was curious. There have been a lot of recent desperate attempts by the bottled water industry to reclaim its hold on the convenience-obsessed, consumer culture of America. The IBWA has put out several videos, such as "The Real Story of Bottled Water," defending bottled … [Read more...] about Bottled Water Won’t Protect you from Chromium-6
If you've heard anything about hexavalent chromium in tap water, it was probably from the movie Erin Brockovich. In that film, the legal clerk and environmental activist Erin Brockovich (as played by Julia Roberts) built a case against California's Pacific Gas and Electric litigation alleging that the cancer-causing hexavalent chromium the company was using to fight corrosion … [Read more...] about Hexavalent Chromium prompts Tap Water Safety concerns
If you suffer from asthma and allergies, you may be more sensitive to the irritation caused by Christmas trees and holiday decorations this year. Trees have been known to trigger allergies for several reasons. Some people are allergic to a substance in evergreen sap that is released when the branches or trunk are cut. Trees may also carry mold or pollen on their branches. … [Read more...] about Christmas Trees Can Make You Sneeze