Cleaning Up With Nanoparticles, Indoors And Out

By P.J. Heller When it comes to the green cleaning revolution, Dr. Ted Tidwell was ahead of his time. His wife’s concern in the ’90s about the effects of toxic and harmful cleaning products on their 11 grandchildren prompted him to launch a five-year effort to develop a safe and natural cleaning product that could be used for a variety …

Disposable Face Masks: Protection or Pollution?

By P.J. Heller Billions of single-use disposable face masks produced worldwide since the start of the coronavirus pandemic – the majority of which contain plastic and are non-biodegradable and for which there are scant recycling options — could create an environmental nightmare, experts warn. “Face mask pollution could lead to an environmental disaster,” summed up one headline. The World Health …