Tag: plastic

Stop Buying This Type of Toothbrush: Use These Instead

Once upon a time, the basic toothbrush was constructed of natural materials such as boar bristles and bone. However, these materials made toothbrushes too...

Household Chemicals Double Risk of Diabetes in Women

According to the CDC, nearly 26 million, or 11% of all Americans over 20 years old are affected by diabetes. This endocrine disease, characterized...

Pacific Garbage Patch Has Grown 16X — Here’s What It Means...

In the Pacific Ocean halfway between Hawaii and California, there's a giant island of garbage that is growing rapidly. A recent study published in the...

Worker Filmed Walking On Fish (Plus 5 Seafood Problems You Should...

After footage of a worker walking all over fish for sale went viral earlier this week, many people are asking questions about the hygiene...

What’s Lurking In Your Bagged Tea?

If you love your tea then you’re not alone. Americans drink 3.8 billion gallons of tea a year — that’s a lot of tea...

Are Your BPA-Free Bottles Really Safe?

Five years ago, the FDA banned the sale of baby bottles containing BPA, a chemical that mimics estrogen. Since then, bottles, food containers and...

Stop Using These 27 Plastic Things (Use These Instead)

We have a plastic problem. It’s at work, at home and even hiding in our hygiene products in the form of tiny beads. When...

Brewery Designs Edible Six-Pack Rings To Protect Marine Life

By now, you’re probably aware that our widespread use of plastic is a huge problem for the environment. This type of pollution is especially...

Eat Seafood? You’re Ingesting 11,000 Pieces Of Plastic Every Year

The quality of our seafood has been in the news a lot lately. First, we reported that Washington salmon contained cocaine and 80 other...

Recycling Rules And How You Can Do Better

If you aren’t paying attention to how you recycle, there is a good chance that many of your items are destined straight for a landfill. The...
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