Asbestos has left a scar on society with long-lasting repercussions. There’s no question of the damage it has inflicted on tens of thousands of families in the United States. However, should we consider every aspect of asbestos bad? It’s a fireproof and heat-resistant material, but we’ve found that the tradeoff is not worth the accompanying health risks. However, a recent discovery indicates there may yet still be a use for the hazardous material. Learn how, despite the ever-present dangers, asbestos can potentially be used to fight climate change. [Read more…] about Can Asbestos Be Used to Fight Climate Change?
Most people are well aware of the negative impacts of asbestos on their health. For centuries this hazardous material has affected the human population, but this risk reaches far beyond contaminating indoor air quality. Far fewer people are aware of asbestos’s effect on the environment, and with construction and demolition projects being performed on older properties, it’s important to become aware of the risk. In this blog, we will discuss the ways asbestos contamination can impact the outdoors. [Read more…] about Does Asbestos Have an Effect on the Environment?