ABS plastic resin seems to be stable and non-leaching. It’s the same with other plastics like AS or SAN which are used in Brita pitchers and many mixing bowls, dishes, cups and cutlery.
Are your skeptical friends still looking at you cross-eyed every time you mention how easy it is to change one or two habits for a huge impact in waste reduction? Do you hear whispers about “the bottled water nazi” as you walk by the lunch table at work?
Have you ever wondered about the safety of the plastic wrap used by grocery stores for cheese and meats? It looks like the same type of plastic wrap that most of us use at… [Continue Reading]
A reader asks, “Do you know of any PVC-free air mattresses? That seems to be the question of the century! Almost ALL inflatable products are made from PVC, which can contain hormone-disrupting phthalates, lead and… [Continue Reading]
Even though the Canadian government banned BPA in baby bottles two years ago, they recently concluded that no health risk is posed when BPA is used in food packaging. Based on the overall weight of evidence, the findings… [Continue Reading]
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… [Continue Reading]
It felt like a rumor when I first heard it. The All-American soup company going BPA-free? But it’s true. And I can’t tell you how much I’m savoring the parent-driven, grassroots movement that created the kind of change that legislation often can’t.