Surprising Facts about Indoor Air Quality

Airborne Contaminants and Their Health Effects Firstly, an airborne contaminant is any substance which is accidentally or unknowingly introduced into the air.  This making the air we breathe toxic or harmful to some degree. Through inhalation, airborne dust, fumes, vapors,…

EPA raises awareness of lead paint rules in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (October 25, 2018) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is working with local partners to raise awareness of EPA’s lead-based paint rules in Philadelphia neighborhoods. "By educating the public about the dangers of lead paint and increasing awareness…

Green Gone Gross: Ways Not to Give Back

First off, wouldn’t it be nice if we could sit back and do nothing. I mean sit in our favorite chair, munching on fast food, while losing weight. Then at the same time, helping the earth become sustainable. That’s about…

Environmentally-Friendly and Responsible Travel Tips

For starters, green travel, both nationally or internationally is something that everyone should experience. It is remarkable way to escape the stresses of everyday life. Green travel vacations do not have to equate to excessive plastic use. In addition and…

USGBC Reports Green Building Trends Green Keeps Growing

First off, the survey shows that global green building activity continues its ascent in the marketplace. USGBC recently announced the results of research by Dodge Data and Analytics, with which USGBC has partnered, in the World Green Building Trends 2018…