Category Archives: Health

Best Buy Inc’s Green Initiative

Best Buy Inc’s Green Initiative In an effort to reduce a negative impact on the environment and the reduction of “e-waste” (electronic waste), Best Buy has instituted a “revolutionary” consumer electronics recycling program. They also offer a trade-in program for

Best Buy Inc’s Green Initiative

Best Buy Inc’s Green Initiative In an effort to reduce a negative impact on the environment and the reduction of “e-waste” (electronic waste), Best Buy has instituted a “revolutionary” consumer electronics recycling program. They also offer a trade-in program for

Flying Green

Flying Green             The aviation industry currently accounts for 2 percent of the man-made global carbon emissions, but is expected to increase to 3 percent by the year 2050 with global demand for air travel expected to increase.  Considering that

Flying Green

Flying Green             The aviation industry currently accounts for 2 percent of the man-made global carbon emissions, but is expected to increase to 3 percent by the year 2050 with global demand for air travel expected to increase.  Considering that

Air Pollution

Air Pollution The health effects of air pollution vary from person to person.  The high risk groups, consisting the elderly, infants, pregnant women, and chronic sufferers of heart and lung diseases are the most susceptible to air pollution.  In young

Air Pollution

Air Pollution The health effects of air pollution vary from person to person.  The high risk groups, consisting the elderly, infants, pregnant women, and chronic sufferers of heart and lung diseases are the most susceptible to air pollution.  In young

RE: Bisphenol-A (BPA); is it as Harmful as we Think?

After reading this post on the harmful health effects of BPA coming from food containers, I was intrigued by your statement “I found out that there has been a disagreement on whether or not BPA is harmful or not, and

RE: Bisphenol-A (BPA); is it as Harmful as we Think?

After reading this post on the harmful health effects of BPA coming from food containers, I was intrigued by your statement “I found out that there has been a disagreement on whether or not BPA is harmful or not, and

Artificial Nature: Fake Sun and Its Real Benefits

In my fleeting studies of biomimicry, I had developed the impression that true biomimicry was a result of a careful study of something in nature that yielded a desired effect, followed by the intricate development of products using engineered physical

Artificial Nature: Fake Sun and Its Real Benefits

In my fleeting studies of biomimicry, I had developed the impression that true biomimicry was a result of a careful study of something in nature that yielded a desired effect, followed by the intricate development of products using engineered physical

How Sustainable is Bioplastic?

After looking toward bioplastic as an alternative to conventional plastic, I really thought this would solve all the environmental issues, but to my surprise bioplastics also carry a negative impact on the environment.  Because the production of bioplastics is moving

How Sustainable is Bioplastic?

After looking toward bioplastic as an alternative to conventional plastic, I really thought this would solve all the environmental issues, but to my surprise bioplastics also carry a negative impact on the environment.  Because the production of bioplastics is moving

Bisphenol-A (BPA); is it as Harmful as we Think?

For my research paper I decided to take a different route, and talk more about the health effects with a specific material, plastic, and more specifically the BPA that some plastics, predominantly shatter-resistant bottles. BPA is a chemical that is

Bisphenol-A (BPA); is it as Harmful as we Think?

For my research paper I decided to take a different route, and talk more about the health effects with a specific material, plastic, and more specifically the BPA that some plastics, predominantly shatter-resistant bottles. BPA is a chemical that is