Our Love Affair with Non-Biodegradable Synthetic Chemicals {EarthTalk Q&A}

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine   Dear EarthTalk: What are PFASs and why should we be concerned about them? — Jim Stobbins, Cary, NC PFASs—short for perfluoroalkyl substances—are synthetic chemicals of various formulations (including PFCs, PFOA, PFOS and GenX, among others) that are used widely in various products for moisture and […]

Documentaries to Watch, Part 2: Animal Planet?

Now it’s been around two months since I last wrote here. Yikes. I intend to be more regular, I promise! This is a delayed addition to the Documentaries to Watch series, and includes some top-notch animal documentaries. My life has certainly taken a turn for the unpredictable. I have also recently had some chronic health […]

Switching to Vegan, Cruelty-Free Personal Care Products

Now that the Zero Waste Kitchen Series has reached some semblance of completion I thought I’d focus on looking at how we can reduce causing harm to animals, namely by talking about using vegan, cruelty-free personal care products. All of us, each and every one of us, is complicit in some way or the other […]