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  Dear EarthTalk: Is DEET natural and is it safe to use topically as a mosquito repellent? And which formulations and concentrations are advised? -- M. Frey, Milwaukee, WI DEET (short for “diethyltoluamide”) is a synthetic compound invented by...


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Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard that Sweden incinerates most of its trash. Why don’t we do more of this in the U.S., given that we’re running out of landfill space? -- Oscar Gentry, New Bern, NC Sweden does burn the vast majority of its...


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