Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Relay Day was held at AJ Early Learning Center in Elkins Park, PA last month to recognize the Eco-Healthy Childcare endorsement the
On Friday, June 17, 2022, Vice President Kamala Harris reaffirmed the Biden Administration’s commitment to improving infrastructure by visiting with Pittsburgh leaders, announcing it will
What did WHE learn from this project? Through our phone calls and personal interactions, we learned that childcare providers are devoted to creating the healthiest and safest spaces for the children and families they service, however they need training and guidance.
The United Nations defines climate change as the long-term shifts in temperatures and weather patterns. These shifts may be natural, such as through variations in the solar cycle. But since the 1800s, human activities have been the main driver of climate change, primarily due to burning fossil fuels like coal, oil and gas.
We celebrate President Biden’s signing of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act today. We also urge Congress to swiftly pass the Build Back Better Act that will provide funding for equally necessary steps to respond to climate change at scale, prevent families from having to choose between basic needs like childcare or housing, and remediate environmental hazards in our homes.
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.
Recycling plastic materials is a good way to reduce the carbon footprint. However, over 90% of plastics are not being recycled and instead being thrown away and dumped into landfills or littered into the environment.
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).