Sustain the Earth. Sustain You.
Julia Ward commenting on sustainability and the effects that it has on public health and the environment.
The semester is coming to a close, which means it will be my last time posting on my blog. This experience of writing on this blog weekly has been a memorable one. Not only have I attempted to inform readers … more
High fructose corn syrup, or HFCS, is something that I keep coming back to, time and time again. What is so fascinating yet horrifying to me is the fact that many consumers, if not the majority, know how bad high … more
Looking down at your feet, you may not notice anything out of the ordinary. You are most likely wearing a pair of shoes, and this pair of shoes may be one of five pairs of shoes that you have, or … more
PM2.5 is around us, whether you know it or not. In general particulate matter, or PM, is the term for particles found in the air including dust, dirt, soot, and smoke. These particles can be suspended in the air for … more
Have you ever heard of the Greenway located in South Side Bethlehem? I hadn’t until a few days ago, because I am not from the area, and I am completely amazed to find out that the Greenway exists. It is … more
After attending a “Brown Bag” luncheon given by Professor Ben Cohen of the Engineering Studies Department, I learned about the numerous efforts to build a sustainable local food system. It is no surprise to me that there are many ways … more
Recently, there have been links between bisphenol A (‘BPA’) and emotional and behavioral problems in young girls. BPA is used to make plastic containers and the liner in canned foods. It is also found in dental sealants and some cash register … more
The cosmetics business makes about $20 billion dollars a year. But it is one of the least regulated products on the market, which causes numerous toxins to be included in the products that many people use daily. The Federal Food, … more
The pages are slipping through my fingers as I continue to read, page-by-page The Shallows by Nicholas Carr. I appreciate looking back and being able to physically see the amount of pages that I’ve read in a given amount of … more