What’s the newest advancements in water technology? Can we talk about cacti for a moment?¬† Those iconic, prickly stalwarts of countless movies and cartoons depicting dry, airless deserts are amazing things and we don‚Äôt use the word lightly.¬† Like any other living thing, cacti need water to live.¬† As they usually live in parched, arid conditions, cacti have developed incredible systems in order to survive.
Those prickles are actually leaves, modified to prevent roaming animals from eating the plant, but also to conserve water.¬† Their roots are shallow but spread widely, in order to grab as much rainfall as they can, given the opportunity.¬† Some varieties of cacti can soak up 200 gallons of …
So, we know that greens are good for us¬†and why; but what makes the sunny side of the fruit bowl so nutritious? ¬†
Sunny and Scrumptious!
So much of our favorite fresh, delicious produce comes in the glorious colors of the sunrise and sunset. ¬†From the cheery, zingy looks of citrus and the warm hue of mango and peaches, to the rich autumnal glow of squash and bright buttery corn — it all looks and tastes great! ¬†
What‚Äôs in Them?
So what exactly is packed into these brilliantly-colored foods that makes them so good for us? ¬†
Three students from Washington DC, Bria Snell, India Skinner and Mikayla Sharrieff, collectively known as S3 Trio, have been named as the only East Coast finalists in the NASA “OPSPARC” Challenge for coming up with an innovative way of cleaning up lead-contaminated drinking water. ¬†
S3 Trio¬†at Work
The all-female team identified that water from public school fountains often contained impurities, putting the health of students at risk. ¬†
‚ÄúOur product will purify public school systems’ water by detecting impurities such as chlorine, copper, and bromine.‚ÄĚ¬†~ S3 Trio¬†
The dynamic 11th graders opted for a community project, working on the serious health issues posed …
It‚Äôs no secret that some of your favorite entertainers prefer to drink Tyent Water to any other type. ¬†But what makes them choose to install a Tyent water ionizer rather than other brands?
Just like we did with some of our sports heroes,¬†we asked three of them, and they told us!¬†
Roger Daltrey, Founder and Lead Singer, “The Who” With a brand new studio album in the offing, Roger Daltrey hasn‚Äôt stopped rocking yet, despite a career spanning over 50 years. ¬†One of the secrets of his professional longevity? A Tyent water ionizer!
“I now take a Tyent water purifier [ionizer] on the road with me.”¬†~ Roger Daltrey
Now don‚Äôt get us wrong, we‚Äôre often in favor of ditching the chemicals and trying out a natural alternative. ¬†Dropping the foaming agent SLS (Sodium Lauryl Sulfate) and potentially dangerous parabens in regular shampoo might be worth a try, but what do you replace them with? ¬†
Co-Wash For Curlies
Some people go down the co-washing route; skipping the shampoo altogether and washing their hair using conditioner. ¬†It can have spectacular results on certain hair types (curlies blessed with coarse, thick hair often love it), but it‚Äôs definitely not for everyone.
Soda and Silicones
So how about washing your hair with baking soda? ¬†It‚Äôs not exactly new‚Ä¶your grandmother might well have tried it! ¬†The …
The Goldman Environmental Prize is awarded to a small handful of people from around the world in recognition of their grassroots environmental activism. ¬†
Selected by an international jury, this year‚Äôs seven winners came from places as diverse as Vietnam, Colombia, South Africa‚Ä¶and Flint, Michigan. ¬†
A Short History of Environmental Heroism
Just after Flint officials notoriously switched the city water source in April 2014 to save money, LeeAnne Walters started to become concerned that the water she and her four children were drinking was harmful.
She was, of course, right, but proving it was a struggle. ¬†State authorities didn‚Äôt want to listen and LeeAnne worked tirelessly with the EPA and Marc Edwards, a …
If you‚Äôre hoping to shed a few lingering winter pounds by the summer, then eating right will be on your radar about now. ¬†
There are a few foods that we tend to think of as being “healthy” choices that might be hampering your attempts to drop a few pounds rather than helping!
There‚Äôs no doubt that granola is a delicious thing to eat and can be full of good, wholesome things: nuts, oats, seeds and dried fruit, to name a few. ¬†Wholegrains are so good for us, with the potential to lower the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.
However, that crunchy, feel-good bowl of yumminess might also be packing a sugary …
Let‚Äôs not beat around the bush. ¬†If we ignore for a moment all the important benefits of hydrogen alkaline water and look purely at the issue of filtration, it‚Äôs no secret that there are cheaper ways to filter your water than with a water ionizer. ¬†
At some point, many people consider buying a jug filter. ¬†Pitchers are cheap and easy to use, but how do they really compare? ¬†
Putting You in The Pitcher
Even the most high-end and technically advanced filter pitchers have only a tiny proportion of the capabilities of a water ionizer. ¬†They remove some impurities from your water and make it taste better, but quite often, …
Back in 2016, French multinational corporation Saint-Gobain ‚Äėfessed up to releasing carcinogenic chemicals from its premises in Merrimack, New Hampshire, causing private wells in the area to become contaminated though the local groundwater. ¬†
Bottled Water Hand-Out
Following the spill, bottled water was provided to residents with a private well within a one-mile radius of the plant, which meant supplying around 400 properties with bottled water. ¬†
The state gave Saint-Gobain strict deadlines to fix the problem, requiring the 350-year old corporation to conceive, design and install a water treatment solution to clean up the contamination.
A Satisfactory Solution?
Flash forward to March 2018, and state officials have reached ‚Äúa monumental agreement‚ÄĚ¬†to ensure that …