Send to KindleTweet Cleaning product company Method recently launched a new product in the sustainable packaging sector – bottles made from a mix of plastic from the ocean and post-consumer recycled plastic. The limited-edition packaging was developed for a new Method product, a two-in-one hand and dish soap that is available only Whole Foods . “Our goal with [...]
Send to KindleTweet The debate over the presumed danger of bisphenol A (BPA) is sparking new discussions amid the European Commission‘s recent move to ban the chemical often used in clear plastics, in baby bottles, according to the BBC. While six American companies voluntarily stopped using BPA in baby bottles last year, Canada was a [...]
Send to KindleTweet Keeping your family germ-free while reducing your dependence on petroleum- and chemical-filled products is a difficult endeavor. Lately it seems as though petroleum byproducts and corn syrup derivatives are in most products, even when they don’t seem necessary. Petroleum is often found in various fuel types, plastics, detergent and many other daily household products. The [...]
Send to KindleTweet Results of a recent study published in Consumer Reports indicates that current guidelines set by the UK government unit Food Standards Agency (FSA) regarding Bisphenol A (BPA) are outdated and do not reflect the results of current studies on the health risks of BPA, according to The Ecologist. BPA is a plastic [...]
Send to KindleTweet Plastic is among the list of seemingly harmless elements (read: corn syrup and gasoline) in our every day lives that are actually quite harmful to our planet. But, how does the busy consumer help to buy fewer products that come in plastic containers? The baby steps are to replace bottled water purchases [...]
The green movement is progressing to another level, one that could bring composting and earth-friendly plastic to the mainstream.
The Melamine Diaries What:Chinese companies are under legal attack over melamine contamination that has spread from milk to fish and home goods.
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt:The American and European peoples ability to trust their government continues to dwindle, as they add agriculture to the growing list of regulatory failures, following the big one—finance. The crisis started in China in September and has escalated to a global situation by year’s end, with a legal battle ensuing in [...]
Send to KindleTweet The temperature is dropping, the leaves are changing, and to the confusion of the rest of the world, spring attire is on the minds of fashionistas across the globe. “Green”, or eco-friendly, fashion is part of the growing movement of sustainable design. It’s hard to imagine a pair of jeans melting the [...]