Entries Tagged as 'What’s In Your Products'

Oprah, Darling, What Took You So Long?

Ah, the sheer power of Oprah. I couldn’t believe how many people I know that didn’t know about the mass of plastic in the Pacific twice the size of texas until Oprah finally had a show about it. It’s a great horrifying movie that sums it up in a way that’s easy to understand. Maybe […]

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The Packaging Police! Raising the Alarm About Poison Plastics

Remember the days when you could buy a simple cable without any packaging? Or a light bulb in a cardboard container, or nearly any other product that did not require super human strength to open?  To the surprise of most people, this scourge of “clam shell packaging”, is not only crowding landfills, clogging oceans, and […]

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“Trans-Fats” of the Skin Care World

Yesterday’s article in Live Science “Most Sunscreens Fail to Protect” came as no surprise to me. In fact, it seems that most Sunscreen Companies have been keeping us all in the dark for far too long. Last March, while I was cooking dinner one night and watching my two kids fighting over a toy in […]

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Proctor & Gamble: Adding A Touch Of Plastic To Your Next Seafood Dinner

While most environmentally conscious people know that no purchase, especially from SaveOn, is without it’s consequences, in the case of Oil of Olay, they’ve found a surprising way to keep the price down, and still get those spa results. The latest incarnation of Olay products, an ancient in the world of new beauty, are shower […]

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Let’s Bring Back Glass!

ALERT GET RID OF THOSE PLASTIC BABY BOTTLES, is what I hear when NPR opens an interview with the following quote “Water bottles, baby bottles, and food cans, might cause cancer, early puberty, and neural and behavorial changes.” A new study and draft report by a Federal Health Agency, The National Toxicology Program, claims that […]

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I just learned that my favorite tea kettle has an interior of plastic.

This is what one amazon reviewer astutely pointed out: 1.0 out of 5 stars yum, delicious plastic, December 15, 2006 By Steve Patsy (Phoenix, AZ United States) – Prior to buying this product from Amazon I called Braun’s customer service to inquire about the interior of this kettle. I wanted to know if the interior […]

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