U.S. Department of Agriculture

U.S. Military, USDA Exploring Eco-Friendlier Insect-Protective Gear

Photo by Shutterstock The US Department of Agriculture is at war – with insects and it’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) in Maryland is working hard to provide troops…

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Whole Foods is First National Retailer to Mandate Certification for All Organic Beauty Products

Organic beauty lovers can breathe easy, thanks to Whole Foods. The mega eco-retailer is the first company to personally certify that all of their body care products are certified…

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USDA Develops Eco-Friendlier Anti-Stink Treatments for Clothing

Photo by Shutterstock The U.S. Department of Agriculture isn’t exactly known for its bleeding-edge fashion, but don’t count the federal agency out just yet. Researchers from…

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Pickle-Spoiling Bacteria May Help Clean Up Dyes in Textile Wastewater

A reddish cast on a dill pickle spells almost certain gastronomic distress, but the same bacteria that’s responsible for the spoilage could help clean up dyes in textile-industry…

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