Category Archives: Personal Health

It is worrisome enough that there is an ocean of plastic debris bigger than the size of Texas floating in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, but have you heard about the less visible microfiber pollution invading our waters? Microfibers … Read More

Autumn Leaves

It’s almost fall and time for the leaf raking (or leaf blowing) to commence. Consider keeping the peace and healthier air by raking leaves by hand or hiring a service that will use hand raking or an electric leaf blower. … Read More

Recycling Bin Rejects are the subject of this podcast from MassRecycle. Listen to MassRecycle President, Gretchen Carey, and Newton Director of Sustainable Material Management, Waneta Trabert, discuss recent changes for recycling in Massachusetts: what doesn’t go in the bin, and what … Read More

On August 16, Mothers Out Front Newton is launching its 4th annual Gas Leak Tagging Campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of leaking gas to our homes, our health and our children’s future. According to National Grid, there are … Read More

Most animals raised for meat, milk and eggs are on industrial farms that contaminate our air, soil and water. These farms rely heavily on antibiotics and other synthetic treatments to boost outputs, and combat diseases caused by stressful, crowded and … Read More