Natural Remedies to Ailments

Jennifer Hawkins Graduate student at the University of Minnesota “Take two of these and call me in the morning” is an adage we have all heard dozens of times. Meanwhile, drug and pharmaceutical advertisements promoting their new “wonder drugs” clutter the pages of our reading material. Listening to the quiet …

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What’s all the Buzz about my Plastic Bottle?

EUREKA RECYCLING Recently there has been much discussion about the safety of drinking water. Concerns about tap water, bottled water, and reusable plastic bottles can be overwhelming. The main issue concerning plastic bottles is the leaching of the chemical bisphenol-A (BPA) which is used in the manufacturing of polycarbonate, the …

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How can individual cities make a global impact on climate change?

Frontiers in the Environment: Big Questions, with:   Simon Sharpe, Head of Climate Risk, UK Foreign Office; Martin Bigg, Professor, University of West England and Former Chair of Bristol Green Capital Partnership; and Gayle Prest, Sustainability Manager, City of Minneapolis Tackling climate change is a global effort, requiring action on …

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What Does a Sustainable Clean Water Future for Minnesota Look Like?

Frontiers in the Environment: Big Questions with: Bonnie Keeler, Lead Scientist, Natural Capital Project; Deb Swackhamer, Program Director, Water Resources Center; and John Linc Stine, Commissioner, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Minnesota has a reputation as a land of abundant, high-quality lakes and rivers. But is our water clean enough? Addressing …

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Ten Things You Should Buy to Stop Waste & Save Money

Ten Things You SHOULD BUY to Stop Waste & Save Money 1. Reusable Shopping Bags: paper bags are made of virgin paper and plastic bags are not degradable2. Faucet Aerator: reduces the water flow by half 3. Rechargeable Batteries: batteries release heavy metals into the soil 4. Compact Fluorescent Light …

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Legislative Action for Minnesota Naturopathic Doctors

Sourced from mnanp.org Naturopathic medicine is based on the belief that the human body has an innate healing ability. Naturopathic doctors (NDs) teach their patients to use diet, exercise, lifestyle changes and cutting-edge natural therapies to enhance their bodies’ ability to ward off and combat disease. Naturopathic physicians base their …

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Create a Safe and Healthy Business

Tara Wesely Environmental consultants are professionals who understand the codes, laws, regulations and standards for construction, safety or health. This is somewhat of a catch-all title, as anyone who deals with “The Environment” as a profession can call themselves environmental consultants. The job of an environmental consultant might be to …

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The Environmental Benefits of Making Dirt, Not Waste

Eureka Recycling The energy saving benefits of recycling have been touted for years, but calculations about the environmental benefits of composting are just surfacing. Recent studies confirm that composting is an effective and accessible way to reduce greenhouse gases. Our household waste is a significant contributor to global warming, and …

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