Health/Wellness


Clean Cook Stoves Project

Source: gcghana.org Published: May 19, 2017 According to the World Bank, indoor pollution from coal, dung and wood-burning stoves as well as fire pits kills nearly two million people each year – including half of all children under the age of five who die from...

Inyenyeri Rwanda Clean Stove Partnership

Source: matteroftrust.org Published: May 19, 2017 Matter of Trust has partnered with Inyenyeri, a fuel-utility company that provides clean cookstoves in Rwanda. Clean stove technology is an urgent environmental challenge. Every year, more than four million people...

A Cooking Revolution: How Clean Energy and Cookstoves Are Saving Lives

Source: obamawhitehouse.archives.gov Published: June 7, 2016 By Chef José Andrés Cooking: it’s a simple act that has brought families around the world together for thousands and thousands of years. As a chef, I can think of few things more beautiful than that....

The Peace Lily Filters Out Five Dangerous Toxins from The Air

Source: epicgardening.com Published: March 20, 2017 Last updated November 30, 2019 The Peace Lily, also known as the White Sail Plant or Spathiphyllum, is one of the most popular plants to grow indoors. If people only knew that it filters out five dangerous toxins...

Clean Cookstove Research

Source: epa.gov Published: April 17, 2017 Cookstoves tested for air pollutant emissions and energy efficiency Problem According to the World Health Organization, cookstove smoke is a major contributor to indoor air pollution in developing countries causing...

How to Establish A Zero-Waste Cleaning Routine

Source: treehugger.com Published: April 1, 2016 CC BY 2.0 Sarah Laval Katherine Martinko Minimize the number of ingredients and the tools required to keep your house clean, as well as the waste generated by the cleaning process. A house is not truly clean if the...

The Natural Way to Clean Everything in Your House

Source: thegoodhuman.com Published: August 28, 2013 A list of tips from The Good Human website A reader emailed me about the best way to clean something in her house, and I pointed her to one of my posts about natural cleaning. But then I though I maybe should create...

Best Air-Filtering Houseplants, According to NASA

Source: mnn.com  Published: March 12, 2013 Having good indoor air quality is very important, especially since many of us spend so much time inside. NASA did a study to find out which plants were best to filter the air of the space station, and the agency’s findings...

Teen Convinces Gatorade to Remove Additive

  Source: good news network Published: January 30, 2013 By Good News Network             A 16-year-old from Mississippi fought one of the largest beverage companies — and won. The young vegan researched an ingredient in Gatorade to...