Category Archives: Personal Health

On Wednesday, June 8 at 6:30pm, join WBUR environmental correspondent Barbara Moran for a conversation exploring the importance of local food and understanding where your dinner comes from with Tamar Haspel, Washington Post columnist and author of “To Boldly Grow: … Read More

Gas stoves can make the air in your kitchen more polluted than recommended outdoor clean air quality standards. Burning gas releases nitrogen dioxide, small particulate matter, and carbon monoxide–all components of air pollution. Cooking on a gas stove increases kids’ … Read More

On Tuesday, May 3 from 6-7pm, Chip Osborne, CEO of Osborne Organics and Chairman of the Marblehead Parks and Recreation, will present online how to move turf and landscapes from conventional management practices to a natural approach. Sponsored by Sustainable … Read More

Pesticides have been proven to cause reproductive and developmental damage in addition to cancer, kidney, and liver damage. People of all ages are exposed to pesticides when they breathe air where pesticides have been sprayed, when they drink contaminated water, … Read More

Toxic chemicals known as PFAS (Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances) are turning up in drinking water systems across Massachusetts. Also known as “forever chemicals” because they do not degrade, they are also in hundreds of consumer products. What exactly are they? … Read More

On Tuesday, April 5 from 6-7pm, join Chip Osborne, CEO of Osborne Organics and Chairman of the Marblehead Parks and Recreation Commission, for his virtual presentation on the importance of maintaining a safer and healthier landscape for the health of your … Read More

Learn something new and fun this month. Join the free online plant-based cooking class offered by Sierra Club. Plant-based Cooking Demonstration Sunday, February 27 at 7pm Learn how to make healthy plant-based food with the Plant-based Planet Team! We’ll demonstrate … Read More

PFAS are a family of approximately 9,000 human-made chemicals that are effective at repelling grease, water, and stains, as well as combating certain types of fires. PFAS are in cookware, food packaging, stain resistant carpets and clothing, some cosmetics, outdoor … Read More

More than 40% of all plastic made is packaging, which is used only once or twice before being thrown away. According to a recent analysis examining global plastic waste generation between 2010 and 2016, the United States was responsible for … Read More