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Where Do YOU Draw the Line on Using "Safer" Plastic?

Where Do YOU Draw the Line on Using “Safer” Plastic?

There’s been a whole lotta talk around my social circles about plastic lately. Some folks are taking the stance that there’s really no such thing as “safer” plastic, so it should never be used. How do you feel about that?

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How to Choose Safe Containers for DIY Skin Care Recipes

How to Choose Safe Containers for DIY Skincare Recipes

So you’re the DIY Queen with your natural, homemade skincare brews, huh? The next step is choosing safe containers that don’t contaminate your recipe!

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Non-stick Coating in Glass Ketchup Bottles

Non-stick Coating Introduced for Food Packaged in Glass Bottles

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 […]

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How Dishwashers and Microwaves Differ in the Way They Heat Plastic

How Dishwashers and Microwaves Differ in the Way They Heat Plastic

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, […]

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Kids Safer Cups and Dish Guide

Safer Kids Cup and Dish Guide

Finding safer cups and dishes for older kids has been a challenge. We’re embarking on an expedition to see what we can find. Our list is growing as we confirm more BPA, PVC, phthalate, and melamine-free options, so keep checking back! Urban Trend FunWares These Urban Trend Funwares products are innovative and unique, and encourage […]

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