Tag: plastic

How Dangerous Is BPA Exposure from Canned Food?

If you’re a health conscious consumer (or completely obsessed, like I am) you probably avoid drinking from plastic bottles, whether the "disposable" recyclable kind...

Could BPA Be Affecting Your Motivation to Exercise?

How many times have you hit the gym, the trail or the yoga mat this week? Your desire to exercise could be directly related...

Who Needs Bottles? Water Blobs Are the Containers of the Future

Bottled water is the healthy on-the-go alternative to tap water, which can unfortunately contain high levels of chlorine, leftover medication, and the ever-controversial fluoride....

Are Natural Rubber Products the Best Option for Babies?

There are so many cute products available for babies and toddlers, it can be hard to choose. Any number of appealing colors, textures and...

The Final Verdict on Non-Toxic Food Containers

Plastics are affordable, lightweight and damage-resistant, so they are the easiest choice for food storage and lunch containers. But are they safe? You may have...

Are Your Tampons Toxic?

It’s a squeamish topic, but an important one to every woman out there. If you have a uterus, you've had a period, and if...

If Seabirds Could Talk: “How Would You Like to Eat Plastic...

Who wants to eat plastic? Certainly not us! Not only is the stuff indigestible, it can be highly toxic, with BPA and other toxic...

Exciting Innovation: Paper from Plastic

We all know by now that plastic water bottles are a scourge on the environment. According to statistics compiled by the Natural Resources Defense...

Study: Exposure to Plastic Chemicals Linked to Earlier Menopause

What does plastic have to do with menopause? According to a new study performed by researchers at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, there...

Harvard Researchers Develop Biodegradable Plastic from Shrimp Shells

Our reliance on plastic is one of our biggest environmental issues. Plastic bags, bottles, packaging and more can take centuries to break down, and...
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