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Back to School: Healthy School Supplies Guide

Opting for greener back to school supplies not only saves the environment and your health but can save money too. These tips can help you, as a parent, teacher, or student, choose non-toxic and eco-friendly school supplies for a healthier, safer school year.

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Forever Chemical (PFAS) Causes a Water Crisis

On July 16th, McKeesport, PA residents were advised to not use their tap water for any purpose following a fire in the community. It was believed that more than 500 homes could have water contaminated with PFAS, a toxic class of chemicals that had been released from a chemical-based firefighting foam, known officially as aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF).

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National Healthy Homes Month

As we spend more time in our home’s we become more susceptible to potential harms like mold, lead exposure, radon, toxic products that we use for cleaning or personal care, as well as outdoor pollution.

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Eating Locally, Seasonally, and Climate-Friendly with Your Local Farmers’ Market!

For years, I have enjoyed supporting and traveling to different local farmers markets with my family. Luckily where I grew up, we had access to fresh and local foods from nearby farmers and businesses that were available to the community each weekend. Supporting local farmers markets around your city is the easiest way to feel good about the food you buy. Here are some of the benefits and reasons why you should buy your food from farmers markets: 

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