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UL Study Explains the Dangers of Wood Floor Finishes

Learn how to choose a safe coating, paint or other solvents for your wood floor. UL research into the off-gassing of VOCs from products like wood floor coatings, furniture and paint led to the development of  GREENGUARD Certification, a program which requires products to meet stringent emissions...

How to recycle your mattress

Information provided by Best Mattress Reviews: Every year, less than 1% of used mattresses are recycled and nearly 20 million mattresses end up in junkyards all over the United States. Mattresses do not compact as well as regular garbage, and can create dangerous holes in landfills....

Can Roadways Be Environmentally Sustainable?

While an essential element of life in the USA, roads and other highways are often environmentally disastrous. The materials involved in road construction have a high carbon footprint, they are often costly in terms of upkeep and studies have shown that road construction harms ecology...

Health Effects Of Bad Indoor Air Quality

Are you aware that indoor air pollution can be 5 times worse than outdoor air pollution? The American Environmental Protection Agency ranks home air quality among the top five public health concerns. About 4.3 million people globally die as a result of household air pollution....

Green Thumb and Green Life: Eco-friendly Gardening Tips

Gardeners may have a “green thumb”, but that may not make them ecofriendly green. While it intuitively makes sense that planting more flowers will help the Earth, there are many facets of gardening that can actually do harm to the planet. Fort Collins, Colorado has...