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Trashed Examines Global Waste

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 01.28.2013 | Entertainment
Marcia G. Yerman

Candida Brady, director of Trashed made the film because waste "is a huge universal problem, affecting us all and needing all of our attention -- now."

Dow Agrees To Clean Up Century-Old Pollution

AP | By JOHN FLESHER | Posted 02.17.2012 | Detroit

MIDLAND, Mich. -- Michigan environmental regulators said Thursday that they reached a long-sought deal with Dow Chemical Co. to clean up to 1,400 resi...

7 Simple Ways To Detox Your Diet And Your Home

EatingWell | Posted 10.25.2011 | Healthy Living
EatingWell

Nobody knows just how much of a risk toxins in our food really pose. But we're exposed to dozens, if not hundreds, of chemicals, and the effects of some multiple exposures may be more than the sum of their parts.

Weekly Mulch: Monsanto's Mutant Alfalfa and the Feral Pig Invasion

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger Agribusiness giant Monsanto is strengthening its hold over the food system both in this country and abroad,...

New Orleans East Residents Oppose Garbage Processing Plant

Susan Buchanan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Susan Buchanan

The specter of garbage trucks exiting Interstate 10 and tearing past their homes to a plant that would vaporize city trash has residents of the Melia Subdivision in New Orleans East worried.

Setting the Record Straight on Dioxin

Gary Williams, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gary Williams, M.D.

The United States has one of the safest food supplies in the world, and the current amount of dioxin we are being exposed to through food is so low that it does not pose a health risk.

Eco Etiquette: Help! Am I Doomed By Dioxins?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at eco.etiquette@gmail.com. Questions may be edited for length and clarity. I've been pretty freaked ...

PHOTOS: 7 Toxic Chemicals In Your Seafood That You Don't Know About

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Since the smell test doesn't really cut it, we decided to investigate the chemicals in seafood that you might not know about. We all know that mercur...

"IRAQ: An Environmental Cesspool"

R. B. Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
R. B. Stuart

Burn pit tests in war zones have shown that the fires release dioxins, benzene and volatile organic compounds, including substances known to cause cancer.

"Dioxins My A**" Hat Mocks Contaminated Fish Advisory

michiganmessenger.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

According to the Michigan Department of Community Health, children under 15 and pre-menopausal women should not eat walleye larger than 18 inches in s...

Life Cycle: Shit Happens

Simran Sethi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Simran Sethi

Despite being chemically treated, sewage water is still rife with birth-control, anti-depressants and other pharmaceuticals we once ingested.