Tagged: plastic

BPS and BPA are endocrine disruptors

Is BPA-free Really Safe? 8 Steps to Get Bisphenols Out

Is BPA-free safe? More importantly, do most plastic goods that state they do not contain BPA disrupt our hormones? Scientists say most do, and most BPA-free plastics still disrupt hormones and many contain another type of bisphenol. Find out why and how to reduce our hormone disruption.

earth heals itself

How the Earth Can Heal Itself (If We Let It)

Recent research is revealing that the Earth utilizes several means to purify itself, and if we were to stop interfering with the process and adding to the problem, it would eventually find ways of metabolizing the pollution we have bombarded it with.

Trash pile in Pacific Ocean

Tsunami Trash Wake Up Call

A gigantic pile of trash floating in the Pacific Ocean is headed towards Hawaii and the West Coast of Canada and the U.S. This heap of trash consists of all the stuff of our modern civilization: Houses, building materials, cars, boats, computers, plastics,...

bags and bacteria

Reusable Bags Harbor Bacteria

New research has determined that few people wash their reusable grocery shopping bags, 8% of reusable bags harbor E. coli, and nearly all unwashed bags harbor other pathogenic bacteria. The research, published in Food Protection Trends, the journal of the International Association for...