We are delighted to announce that, on June 4, 2013, The U.S. Patent Office granted a patent for New Wave Enviro on its Flip N’ Sip™ Cap. Patent number D683,581... Read More.
We’ve recently discovered that a large number of Chinese companies are offering New Wave Enviro products for sale on Alibaba.com. Some of these are replicas of our products and some of them bear no relationship to our products. We find it flattering that people imitate our products, but imitation also creates a serious problem when bogus companies offer products under our name... Read More.
Climate change could increase heat-related deaths in Manhattan, the largest U.S. city. Researchers at Columbia University estimate deaths linked to warming climate may rise some 20 percent by the 2020s, and, in some worst-case scenarios, 90 percent or more 70 years hence... Read More.
Just when you thought you had learned everything there was to know about avoiding Bisphenol-A (BPA), new research shows that there are more hormone-disrupting chemicals around you than you probably thought... Read More.
We take daily showers is to keep clean, so it’s hard to believe that we may actually be infecting our faces with potentially pathogenic bacteria when doing so. According to a study carried out by scientists at the University of Colorado at Boulder, 30% of showerheads harbor significant levels of “Mycobacterium avium,” a bacterium associated with lung disease that can pose serious health risks for... Read More.
Many pesticides used in consumer products and agriculture received federal approval through a loophole that doesn't require thorough testing, according to a two-year study by the Natural Resources Defense Council. 65% of pesticides – roughly 10,000 chemicals in all – were approved despite little or no testing data in support of their safety. "People should be concerned, because we have examples... Read More.
Bacteria have a reputation for causing disease, so the notion that there’s actually good bacteria living symbiotically with us in our gut is a bit bizarre. An estimated 100 trillion probiotic bacteria (probiotics) live in our intestines keeping their harmful brethren (pathogens) in check, aiding digestion and nutrient absorption, and contributing to immune function. Some probiotic bacteria have... Read More.
For more than two decades, soda was the No. 1 drink in the U.S. with per capita consumption peaking in 1998 at 54 gallons a year, according to industry tracker Beverage Digest. Americans drank just 42 gallons a year of water at the time. But over the years, as soda increasingly came under fire for fueling the nation's rising obesity rates, water quietly rose to knock it off the top spot.... Read More.
BPA is arguably the most controversial chemical in consumer products. BPA acts like an estrogen, disrupting hormones and altering how our reproductive systems and brains develop. People exposed to BPA have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, obesity and diabetes, according to some studies. Read More.
It’s been roughly 3 months since Hurricane Sandy made its way up the eastern seaboard, and now that floodwaters have receded and the region's utilities and transportation systems have largely been restored, researchers and authorities are beginning to look at Sandy's other effects, including water pollution problems; sewage, sediment and other pollutants churned up and swept into waterways by the... Read More.