Electronic cigarettes, mattresses and lithium-ion batteries will soon be recyclable in British Columbia – Terrace Standard

Confused about what to do with old mattresses, electronic cigarettes, or an electric vehicle battery? Well, worry no longer, as these items will soon be eligible for province-wide recycling in British Columbia. In a press release, the provincial government announced that these items, along with single-use fuel cans, fire extinguishers, …

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Chainsaw artist featured in new doco

Director Ryan Gaskett loved watching the backyard as a kid and says it’s like an outdoor gallery. In 2003, Conkie created a soldier and other pieces for the Greensborough War Memorial Park, which lasted 14 years until they got old and were replaced with new pieces carved by Kodama, aided …

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FDA Watch: September 2021 | Daily health

No evidence of “chemicals forever” was found in processed foods. A survey of nationally distributed processed foods, including several processed baby foods, found no detectable traces of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) – so-called “eternal chemicals” used in a wide range of consumer and industrial products. The environmental task force …

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FDA must ban all flavored e-cigarettes

AAfter more than a year of online learning and social distancing with their friends and peers, many teens are finally returning to school and their social circles this fall. But as students make plans for the new school year, we might also see the resurgence of another health crisis that …

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