Seattle looking at bottled water ban?

Looks like the Seahawks v. 49ers feud has spilled over a bit.

Looks like Seattle is doing what it can to one-up San Francisco on bottled water bans. http://forcechange.com/104537/ban-plastic-water-bottles-in-major-city/

We applaud the environmentally-conscious and 100% agree that plastic bottle waste is extensive, totaling upwards of 13% of our annual landfill waste. What we tend to question is not the merit of the concept of reducing bottled water waste, but “tap-is-never-bad” beliefs of our friends at organizations like banthebottle.net. … Continue Reading

Brain-eating amoeba?

Have you heard about this problem in Louisiana?  Usually scientific names sound scarier than the pathogen’s common name, but naegleria absolutely sounds better than anytime that we’re using “brain-eating” or “zombie” to describe a pathogen. It does sort of underscore … Continue ReadingContinue Reading