The air quality in your neighborhood can vary greatly from day to day. This is especially true during fire season, when smoke from wildfires can drift hundreds of miles. That’s why it’s important to know how to check the air quality in your neighborhood.
In this blog post, we’ll show you how to check the air quality in your neighborhood. We’ll also discuss the current smoke situation in the US, and provide resources to help you stay informed.
Wildfire smoke from Canada continues to drift across the United States, causing air quality alerts and health concerns.
The smoke has been seen as far south as the Gulf Coast and as far east as the Atlantic Ocean. It has also reached the Great Lakes, where it is causing hazy skies and poor air quality.
The smoke is a result of the unprecedented wildfire season in Canada. So far this year, more than 10 million acres have burned in Canada, making it the third-worst wildfire season on record. The fires have been driven by hot, dry weather and high winds.
Canada is set to join a growing list of countries that have banned single-use plastics in their territories. In the rules announced on Monday, Canada will ban the manufacturing and importation of several single-use plastics such as utensils, carry bags, and others that are just too difficult to recycle.
Walmart Canada has announced a commitment to achieve zero food waste by 2025, while Walmart Foundation is providing $15m in grants to support Canadian initiatives and research to reduce food waste along the food chain from farm to fork.