OK, not literally, but they are responsible for a whole lot of chemicals, pesticides, and clearcuts.
When a reader wonders if bleaching the kitchen counters is overkill, advice maven Umbra Fisk talks dirty.
Some of the food you eat is probably irrigated with reused water from the oil industry. Bon appetit!
Americans emit way more than our fair share of carbon. Know where it comes from?
Advice maven Umbra Fisk has a message (in a bottle) for beach-combers.
When a breast-cancer survivor wonders whether she's just purchased toxic bras, advice maven Umbra Fisk offers support -- including tips on natural alternatives.
Advice maven Umbra Fisk digs up some suggestions for a homeowner wondering how to clear his yard with a clear conscience.
A reader in California wants to berate his roommate over water usage, but advice maven Umbra Fisk says cooler heads should prevail.
With recent reports emphasizing the energy-sucking nature of the weed industry, a reader from Michigan wonders if LEDs could save the day.