Dear EarthTalk: I have a carpet made out of recycled PET bottles in my baby’s room and I started noticing a lot of the fibers on our clothes and even in my mouth! Is it dangerous for me or my baby to be in contact with and possibly ingest these fibers? — Ashley Riccaboni, via e-mail

Church Plans Neighborhood Appreciation Day

ELIZABETH – Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) or Church of Christ, one of the fastest growing international Christian organizations, will thank residents of Union County on Saturday, Aug. 6, for their continuous support and hospitality throughout its growth, at its inaugural Neighborhood Appreciation Day hosted at the Elizabeth house of worship on 1374 North Avenue from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Bouncing Back From Adversity

There may be a time in your life, perhaps more than one, when you hit bottom. It may feel as if your situation can’t get any worse. There may be one event that stresses you out or a cumulative series of circumstances.