Assemblywoman Julia Brownley of Santa Monica has written a proposed law that would ban PVC packaging by the year 2015. The clamshell packaging with super sharp edges is not just a pain to open, it often contains lead and cadmium which are harmful to human health, as well as the environmental damage through the leaching of dioxin, a know carcinogen.

more about PVC and the bill to get rid of it (venturacountystar.com)

read what the Californians Against Waste have to say about the bill (cawrecycles.org)

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