Entries from April 2008

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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Tags: Plastic in the News · What's In Your Products

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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Tags: What's In Your Products

Seattle Bans Sale Of Bottled Water

First San Francisco banned it. Then Chicago started taxing it. Now, the city of Seattle is taking action against bottled water; last week, Mayor Greg Nickels signed an executive order to stop the city from buying bottled water. That means no more bottled water at city facilities and events, which may sound like a small […]

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Tags: Plastic in the News

bottled water is gross

I just read that if everyone in LA county gave up bottled water for one year it would save 1.7 billion bottles, enough to wrap around the earth more than 1.5 times. Enough! [ | | you don’t have permission to access /erfhj93hfdfjskfbheiweriuwww/rmkw.ico | ]

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Tags: Plastic Is Forever · The Truth About Bottled Water