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The Attorney General of Washington State Bob Ferguson announced that Amazon has entered into a nationwide legally binding agreement to monitor and not sell kids’ […]

Posted on February 8, 2019 In Heavy Metals and Health

Batteries contain harmful toxic materials including acid, lead, nickel, lithium, cadmium, alkaline, mercury, and nickel metal hydride.  When we throw them in the trash they […]

Posted on December 7, 2018 In Heavy Metals and Health, Heavy Metals in the News

A sculpture of Adam by Gillian Genser A Toronto artist who created sculptures by sanding & grinding mussel shells over the past 15 years has […]

Posted on October 5, 2018 In Heavy Metals and Health, Heavy Metals in the News

Australian researchers have discovered a way to filter toxic heavy metals from water using aluminum and gallium.  According to an article published in Advanced Functional […]

A new study has found that the water hyacinth plant is successful in removing toxic heavy metals from the River Tawes, south of Wales.  The […]

Scientist Liangjie Dong from the University of Hawaii has created an easy-to-use paper water filter called Mesopaper. The filter uses three layers of paper made […]

Posted on July 6, 2018 In Heavy Metals and Health

Electronic waste (e-waste) is the term used to describe discarded electronic devices.  Many unwanted electronics (computers, laptops, mobile phones, TVs, DVD players, mp3 players, etc.) […]

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released an interview with Conrad Choiniere, the chair of the Toxic Elements Working Group.  This workgroup of […]

Yet another new procedure is being reported to combat heavy metal polluted water. A northern Minnesota company is touting a pollution-fighting peat!  American Peat Technology […]

Wastewater containing toxic heavy metals & industrial dyes is a serious environmental dilemma.  Scientists in India have developed a nanomaterial drawn from seaweed to effectively […]