A reader asks if she can drink the water from her dehumidifier. Umbra helps clear the air.
Wolverines are loners, and they don’t like to share. They try not to hang out anywhere near other wolverines or other mammals, a social preference that some of us can relate to. And like other grumpy, anti-social creatures, wolverines do not like to share their food. You’d think that they’d be safe by living in the coldest reaches of the planet, in the middle of snowy wastelands. But they cannot escape the pesky insects and microbes that find a way to live anywhere and that would be happy to feast on the food that wolverines have scared up. To defeat …
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A reader wonders if her air conditioner's energy saver option really makes a difference. Umbra is cool to the idea.
A reader wonders if she should make her young sons bathe more frequently. Umbra comes clean.
Readers launch a volley of questions at our green advice columnist. She responds with a veritable anthem of eco-smarts.