BPA/Plastics

Klean Kanteen (oh so much better than BPA containing Sigg bottles!)

klean kanteen
Post by Katy Farber
September 01, 2009

Klean Kanteen has had it together long before many of us were paying attention to BPA (bisphenol A)--you know, the endocrine mimicking chemical in plastics that leeches into water and food. Read more...

Guide to Plastics

plastic
Post by Kristen
January 20, 2014

We get a lot of questions about plastic, especially when it comes to food and beverage storage. What kinds of plastic are safe?  What do those numbers stand for?  Can I put plastic in the microwave? What can I use instead of plastic? Read more...

New Study: Vinyl (PVC) is Most Widely Used Hazardous Plastic

PVC
Post by annie
July 13, 2011

Wonder what shower curtains, bath toys, raincoats, lunchboxes, yoga mats, school binders, and drinking straws have in common? PVC! It's crazy but Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC), is one of the most common synthetic materials, found in many products throughout the home. The list above is just a sliver of where PVC lives. Read more...

BPA: Easily Absorbed by Handling Receipts

BPA in receipts
Post by annie
May 23, 2011

We know this isn't new information for everyone, but for some, it's another shocker where unwanted chemicals creep into our lives. Read more...

New Study: Most Plastics (Including BPA-Free Plastics) Leach Hormone-Like Chemicals

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Post by chris
March 03, 2011

An important article was released in Environmental Health Perspectives (who is EHP) yesterday (see article here) and was covered by NPR (see coverage Read more...

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