In the 1990’s, you may remember that Erin Brockovich won a major legal case over cancer-causing chemicals in the water supply of one Boston suburb. It would be easy to assume that the Brockovich case was the beginning of...
A decade ago, 90% of the country’s drinking water supply was healthy. By 2017, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) reported a very different statistic: nearly 67%, or almost 2/3 of all Americans, are living without a safe and healthy...
By now, everyone in the country had heard about the water crisis in Flint, MI. An entire city has been without safe tap water since at least 2014. Not in a country in the Global South, but right here...
Contaminants Affecting Your Tap Water Quality Recent research by the non-profit Environmental Working Group revealed that up to 110 million Americans could have drinking water that is contaminated with PFAS,...
Often, summertime and travel go hand in hand. The warm months also serve as a good reminder to stay hydrated—especially while traveling. Whether you're about to hit the road or waiting at the departure gate, take some...
PFASs, or “forever chemicals,” have been polluting our environment for decades—we’ve even written about them here—but they’re making news now because after decades of ignoring the problem, the federal government is finally talking about addressing these forever chemicals head-on. In...
PFASs, or “forever chemicals,” are a class of chemicals that have been polluting our environment for decades—we’ve written about them here and here. Despite some industries voluntarily retiring the use of some PFAS, they've simply been replaced by...
It’s the new year. We’ve all had our share of holiday feasting and drinking—and deserved it after the year we had! Now comes the perfect time to reset. When it comes to new year’s resolutions, more exercise...
From May 1-31, the United States will celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month. You’ve likely seen the green #breakthestigma ribbon, as this is one of the main priorities for the month-long awareness-building event. Let’s take a look at...
After the Easter bunny, it’s time to turn our attention to dust bunnies. Spring brings longer days, bright flowers, and the perfect excuse to finally tackle a dirty garage or spare bedroom that has become a storage...