Monthly Archives: June

Dental Waste

Most people don’t associate a toothbrush with pollution. It is, after all, an instrument for cleaning—keeping teeth healthy and white, day in and day out. But, as it turns out, toothbrushes are part of the plastics disaster poisoning the environment. According to a recent article in National Geographic, most Americans use 300 toothbrushes in their lifetime.

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Protecting Environment

The Environmental Protection Agency is banning products containing pesticides harmful to honeybees, according to a recent report in the Washington Post. Similar moves to ban products containing chemicals known as neonicotinoids have been taken in Canada and Europe. The EPA’s ban is the culmination of five years of litigation launched by beekeepers and environmentalists, who say

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