The Environmental Costs Of Recycling

To the every-day man the process of personal recycling is accepted without challenge as being good for the environment and good for the planet. Indeed, those who engage in personal recycling generally are proud, even smug about their own contribution to saving the planet. But should we feel good about recycling? Is it really good for the planet? Are we effective recycle-ers? Well, let’s look a little deeper to find…

Water – Danger

I frequently call water the most dangerous substance in the human experience. People pooh-pooh my words and for sure, it is easy to minimize my warnings, open the tap, take a big gulp and reply to me, “ooh, look, I am drinking the most dangerous liquid in the universe”. Of course the citizens of Flint Michigan would more than likely take my side of this issue.

New Age Water Conservation – Contractors Assemble

While on a recent trip to heaven-on-earth, Paradise, Nevada, also known as Las Vegas I had the opportunity to talk a lot about water shortages and contamination. You may or may not know that I don’t believe that conserving water holds much in the way of relief for our water shortages. In short, with growing population what one person saves in water is quickly consumed by a new resident. The…