Beth Fiteni

Eco Friendly Pest Control Companies on Long Island

Why Organic Pest Control?We all want to feel safe in our homes, but by adding pesticides into our living space we may be impacting our family’s health. Children are especially susceptible to risks from chemical exposure. A large body of evidence has linked certain pesticides with breast and other cancers, including Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Certain pesticides …

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Can Your Thanksgiving Dinner be Cruelty-free & Sustainable?

We hope everyone is blessed to have even a small family meal together this Thanksgiving, despite the pandemic. If so, here are some things to keep in mind: Annual U.S. total turkey production: 244.8 million birds (USDA, 2018). 46 million of these are slaughtered each year in the United States for Thanksgiving alone. (Farm Sanctuary) …

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10 Ways The Current U.S. Administration Has Undone Environmental Policy

Since the election is coming up, here are some important facts about changes to federal environmental laws and policies that the mainstream press does not typically cover. A 2018 analysis  published in the Journal of the American Medical Association reported that the Trump administration’s rollbacks and proposed reversals of environmental rules would likely “cost the …

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Scientists: There is No More “Life as Usual” in Averting Climate Change

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, commissioned by the United Nations and made up of thousands of scientists from around the world, releases its climate assessment reports every 5 years. A new report was issued last week stating that the earth is likely to reach 1.5C (2.7™F) warming sometime between 2030 and 2052. It would …

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“Unveiling Fashion”: Addressing the Hidden Problems of Waste, Environmental Sustainability, and Labor Issues One Garment at a Time

George Washington University, Washington DC, Sept. 29, 2018   Even after years of hearing and writing about sustainability issues in the clothing industry, I still shudder at the enormity of the problems. But, I also feel inspired by the innovative thinkers who are helping to solve them, some of whom were at the Unveiling Fashion …

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