Spill & Safety News

When the Planet Experiences Hot Flashes

With the weather we've been having this past summer, many people have experienced hot flashes, regardless of gender: feeling so hot under the colla...

Roll With It

In these socially connected times, whatever we do is instantly available to the world via the Internet, as many people discover to their eternal ch...

We Are the Oil Spill

In recent times, whenever a catastrophic event, whether natural or human-created, makes headlines, social media rapidly makes memes that say someth...

Oil Spills: A Daily Reality Show

These days, reality shows (and stars) blanket the Internet, magazines, and our daily lives, whether we want to hear about them or not. And they're ...

Don't Fall Off the Mountain

Many years ago, Oscar-winning actress Shirley MacLaine wrote a book called,Don't Fall Off the Mountain. She wasn't focused on erosion control, but ...

On Guard! Don't Let Drains Drain Your Energy

"En guard!" is a French fencing phrase (say that three times fast) that means, "Get ready! Your opponent is about to run you through with a lance!"...

Block That Spill!

In football, cheerleaders sometimes chant, "Block that kick!" Other sports use similar lingo to keep the spectators enthused and the team amped up ...

Hazardous Adsorbents, Part 2: Coconut Husk

Nutritionists have been singing the praises of coconut for years. Touted benefits of coconut oil, for instance, include everything from boosting im...

Ready to Run Off?

With spring in the air, you may be getting ready to don your sneakers and start running to get in shape. But before you run off, consider the runof...

Mine Your Own Business: Toxic Leaks

"Over 30,000 mines are leaking toxic waste into American waterways," screams the headline on Inhabitat.com, which then rightly asks, "If the Enviro...

Cleaning Up Our Toxic Mess

Children have parents to tell them to clean up their mess. Out in the wide world, however, businesses need to be their own watchdogs. And spills ha...

How to Create a Healthier Business in the New Year

There are many metrics for business health, from increasing sales to happy employees to a customer base that posts glowing reviews on social media....