I’ve been holding out on investing in one for years in hopes they’d re-introduce a stainless steel version. Even some of the newer BPA-free plastics have been shown to have estrogenic activity, so I prefer to stick with glass or stainless steel.
Did you know that indoor air quality can be up to 100 times worse than outdoor air? Start improving the air your children breathe by making these changes.
I recently had the opportunity to try out several very innovative products made by GreenPaxx. Cindy, the owner of the company, has set her mind on creating a healthier environment for her family along with a more sustainable future for the earth, hence the birth of her business. After speaking with her just once, I […]
We recently had the opportunity to try out Freezycups from Life Without Plastic. As the name implies, their specialty is products made without plastic. They offer a huge variety of items from eating gear to toys, school supplies to travel accessories. It’s a plastic-free heaven! Freezycups are ice pop molds made of high quality, food […]
Indoor air quality is an important consideration, especially since we spend about 90 percent of our time indoors. The EPA says that in the average home, levels of organic pollutants are two to five times higher than outdoors. So what causes such poor indoor air quality? A plethora of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that off-gas from pesticides, cleaning chemicals, paint, […]
Didn’t we just settle on the fact that food in glass containers was our safest bet? Maybe not. According to FastCompany, a group of MIT engineers is developing a new condiment lubricant that makes the inside of both plastic and glass bottles so slippery, nothing is left inside. They report that LiquiGlide will relieve us of the […]
It may not be the most popular recommendation I’ve ever made, but at this point in my research, I don’t have an issue with washing dishes on the top rack of a non-commercial dishwasher. I do, however, recommend against microwaving plastic. I’ve been asked hundreds of times why in the world I’m okay with dishwashers, […]