by admin ~ March 22nd, 2013
Pollution is a serious problem. Each day, an enormous amount of pollution is released into the atmosphere. Pollution can cause all sorts of health problems ranging from simple breathing issues to cancer. One of the top causes of pollution on the planet is the automobile.
Motor vehicles produce a staggering percentage of the total amount of pollution that is released into the atmosphere. Fortunately, vehicle maintenance can be used to help reduce pollution and improve gas mileage. Although automobile technology has become quite sophisticated, itâ€™s still not totally efficient. Vehicle owners can close the gap with simple maintenance. Continue reading »
by admin ~ February 11th, 2012
Companies all over the state from BP to stream energy houston are concerned about pollution but there are a few ways it’s easier than ever to help reduce your carbon footprint. We’ve got some old but great suggestions for you to minimize your impact:
Buy Green Cleaners: Anything with aerosol is out and you’ll also be sure that what you use to clean your house won’t leech in to the city’s water supply. This is a simple switch that really makes a difference.
Bike to Work: Or walk, if you can! It’s great exercise (and we all eat too much here in Texas) and you’ll be doing the earth a favor by reducing your carbon emissions.
Stop Smoking: Another double duty solution, your smoke is causing harm to the environment but even more to your own body. If you stop smoking now you can greatly reduce your risk of cigarette related death and also give the environment a fighting chance.
We applaud you for considering your impact on the environment and would love to hear your suggestions in the comments section!
by admin ~ July 15th, 2011
Radon is a harmful gas that humans cannot detect through sight, smell, touch, or taste, which makes it all too easy for residents in a home with high levels of radon to breathe the contaminated air. The risks associated with inhaling air with high levels of radon gas make it especially important to test your home.
It has been estimated that radon gas is the second leading cause of lung cancers in the U.S. Continue reading »
by admin ~ July 14th, 2011
There is nothing more relaxing than sitting in your yard on a beautiful night with your favorite lights set up in your yard. It also adds a certain romantic appeal to your deck or patio. However, many lights that plug in consume a lot of electricty or release polutants from the chemicals that they burn. This doesn’t have to be the case. You can enjoy the relaxing lighting without the air polution, or wasted electricity. Continue reading »
by admin ~ July 12th, 2011
Lowering air pollution and carbon footprint are big deals, and it is not always the easiest thing to do… or is it? Some cities and some states are a lot worse then others. The more populated cities and states such as New York, California, San Diego, Philadelphia, Miami, and even New Jersey get a lot of bad air pollution, and there is a lot you can do to reduce it.
One way is to plant more trees, planting more trees and even bushes will let the air pretty much recycle, in the act Continue reading »
by admin ~ July 11th, 2011
Helping the environment is so important today. What many people do not know is that you can take several small steps to do your part to reduce, reuse and recycle. Grocery bags used to be made out of paper and later out of plastic. Now there are many reusable grocery bags and using them can help to reduce air pollution.
I know many people will ask: How do reusable grocery bags reduce air pollution? So, here is the answer. Continue reading »