March 12, 2020, 3:23 p.m. by Stacie Boschma
For hundreds of years, the human immune system has relied on a regular stream of biological tourists for health, but when things get too squeaky clean, there's a problem. An easy fix: Go dig in the dirt for a while.
Green building care
April 13, 2011, 4:19 p.m.
A few tips for owners who wish to operate their buildings in an eco-friendly manner.
Cleaning for LEED buildings
February 22, 2011, 3:51 p.m.
The U.S. Green Building Council's LEED program includes several guidelines for how to clean buildings with minimal toxins.
What kind of pesticide is your exterminator using?
January 28, 2011, 1:31 p.m. by Networx Systems
Though specific formulas widely vary, exterminators are likely using one of a small number of widely used chemicals in their pesticides.
How can I stay green and get organized before the holiday season starts?
October 27, 2010, 8:11 a.m. by Morieka Johnson
Here are some tips to help you keep your planet-friendly ways in focus. A good place to start? Attack the dust and clutter.
'Losing Our Cool: Uncomfortable Truths About Our Air-Conditioned World'
August 17, 2010, 10:29 a.m. by Sarah F. Berkowitz
Environmental and political writer Stan Cox takes air conditioning to trial, using hot eco-topics to hand down a guilty verdict.
7 U.S. cities with the worst air pollution
August 4, 2010, 12:20 p.m.
The State of the Air 2010 shows that the air quality in many places has improved, but that more than 175 million people — roughly 58 percent — still live with pollution levels that are dangerous to breathe.
What's the environmentally preferable choice: A real Christmas tree or a faux one?
December 7, 2009, 5:20 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Sure, you can use a fake tree over and over again, but there's that PVC to consider.