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Brita Launches Recycling Program For Used Water Filters

Grist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Brita, maker of popular water-purifying pitchers, will launch a recycling program for used water filters beginning in January. The company's announcem...

"The Change" Our Children Need: REACHing for Kid Safe Chemicals

Christopher Gavigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christopher Gavigan

At the local hospital near you, right now, babies are being born with over 200 industrial chemicals in their cord blood.

How to Green Your Genes

Christopher Gavigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christopher Gavigan

Studies suggest that what we eat, how we live, and what our environment exposes us to today could have an impact on the health of our distant descendants.

Warning: This Agency's Recommendations May be Hazardous to Your Health -- The First in a Three-Part Series

Deirdre Imus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Deirdre Imus

There was a time when the FDA was considered the gold standard throughout the world in maintaining drug and food safety. Today, however, the agency's image is tarnished almost beyond repair.

Harnessing Carbon Dioxide To Make Green Plastics (VIDEO)

ScienCentral News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Using carbon dioxide as an ingredient in plastics could help reduce the use of fossil fuels, and be another market for waste CO2. As this ScienCentra...