Green Cleaners

It appears that just like the regular cleaning solutions, there are green cleaners that are better at certain types of cleaning than others. Green cleaning is a buzzword and several magazines like Family Circle are suggesting tips and recipes for homemade cleaning solutions. However, my question has always been..Do green cleaners really work? Consumer Reports

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US Composting Council Conference

The USCC 2011 Conference & Tradeshow is in full swing. This conference impresses me with the list of presentations. To give you some idea of the vast knowledge on this subject, check out the categories being looked at: Planning for Growth Regulation and Climate Change Emissions Bioplastics Education Anaerobic Digestion and Renewable Energy Mortality and

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Why is salt used on roads?

Salt Temperature Properties Obviously, salt is used on roads to help melt the snow and ice… However did you know how well salt works to melt ice: A 10% salt solution freezes at 20 degrees F  (-6 C) A 20% salt solution freezes at 2 degrees F (-16 C) Source  Howstuffworks.com Salt’s Effectiveness Salt lowers

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Green House Gases Announcement

Green House Gasses It is a topic that has been thrown around during the Obama Administration. In addition,  the agriculuture community has been told that monitoring is coming to look and study this topic. Today’s Announcement Today, AWS Convergence Technologies , (New Name -Earth Networks) of Maryland plan to announce that it will be making

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Fluoride in Drinking Water

What do you think of the U.S.  lowering fluoride in your drinking water from 1.2 ppm to .7ppm? The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is recommending these changes to the EPA. Officials are recommending lowering the amount of the chemical in drinking water because of an increase in a condition called ‘fluorosis’ which

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