Environmental : Health & Medical
Is there a link between perfluorooctanoic acid--a chemical commonly used in household products such as non-stick coatings--and cardiovascular risk factors such as hypertension and high cholesterol?
An excellent product is now on the market for areas in the UK that are having ground drainage problems. A solution to what previously seemed insurmountable, Drainage and Ground Reinforcement Grids now provide the answer. Equally effective for things such as construction sites, parking areas, private
A conservative estimate of the area of land formerly cultivated in the United States and now permanently destroyed for farming purposes by erosion is not less than thirteen million acres. But this destroyed area does not represent the worst features of erosion. The slower type of land wastage known
The steep rise in the demand for purer, greener and sustainable products, is becoming stronger than ever. In this context the manufacturers as well as suppliers of glass materials, that is widely installed in the process and manufacturing equipments, have become sensitive towards the need for the sa
Not many people know but recycling aluminum and plastic bottles is actually a great way to earn some extra money. There are always recycling stations and junk yards which buy your trash for a certain amount of money. They usually recycle your trash and use them to build certain tools and contraption
If you want to help the environment and go green, here are some tips to get you started. Why go green at all?
Plastic pallets are becoming better known as compared to wooden ones. It is evident since plastic pallet has numerous advantages over wooden, that its use will continue to rise. So, what are these advantages that we hear of? Here is a compilation of some of the prominent ones.
All non-hazardous waste resulting from construction, demolition and land clearing activities are called construction, demolition and land clearing debris (CDL). Waste materials left after construction that can be reused or recycled are wood, window glass, metals, paint, porcelain, cardboard, bricks,
It's about time that governments worldwide were getting wise to the upcoming problems scientists foresee of water shortages and severe droughts in the upcoming decades. Recently the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations met in Stockholm, Sweden to discuss ways to curb water wa
In the field of developing water filters to meet the growing needs of our planet, manufacturers are putting together various new and improving technologies in unique ways that were unheard of 20 years ago. These new filters are more economical to use as well as more effective. The four main types of
The most important thing about solar energy is to remember how much of a difference using solar energy can make on the environment.You will be amazed to find out what solar energy can doand that it is simple to generate solar energy.
Turtle Rock, a small sub-community in the larger development known as Palmer Ranch, may be the first community in the United States to adopt solar technology for its street lights. Solar street lighting has recently turned up in some far-flung and unlikely places, most notably Tanzania, Dubai, Afgha
Industrial Hemp was the number one staple crop of America from the time of the colonists until 1937. It was so useful for making clothing, rope, sails and more that it was considered legal tender to pay taxes, and for many years it was a required crop by law. Today the uses include super-strength pl
The life of Surui Tribe Chieftain, Almir Narayamoga Surui, has everything that makes for a good story. He grew up seeing people die of sickness due to contact with the outsiders who brought with them tuberculosis, measles, and other epidemic diseases. They had to use their bows and arrows against ot