Tag: plastic

What’s Lurking Inside Your Water Bottle? Researchers Share the Shocking Truth

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So, you have made the change from disposable plastic water bottles to your very own reusable type. Yes, this is a good move for...

Never Recycle These 11 Things

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Many people would be shocked to learn that sometimes their entire load of curbside recycling is thrown straight into a landfill. While recycling programs vary...

Your Water Bottle Could be Hurting Your Immune System

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Plastic water bottles not only consume petrochemicals and pollute the ocean, but they may contain a dangerous chemical that has multiple harmful effects on...

9 Ways to Live a Truly Plastic Free Life

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Living a plastic-free life in this day and age is not impossible, but it’s not easy either. If you have decided to make an...

Stop Buying This Type of Toothbrush: Use These Instead

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Once upon a time, the basic toothbrush was constructed of natural materials such as boar bristles and bone. However, these materials made toothbrushes too...

Household Chemicals Double Risk of Diabetes in Women

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According to the CDC, nearly 26 million, or 11% of all Americans over 20 years old are affected by diabetes. This endocrine disease, characterized...

Pacific Garbage Patch Has Grown 16X — Here’s What It Means...

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In the Pacific Ocean halfway between Hawaii and California, there's a giant island of garbage that is growing rapidly. A recent study published in the...

Worker Filmed Walking On Fish (Plus 5 Seafood Problems You Should...

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After footage of a worker walking all over fish for sale went viral earlier this week, many people are asking questions about the hygiene...

What’s Lurking In Your Bagged Tea?

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If you love your tea then you’re not alone. Americans drink 3.8 billion gallons of tea a year — that’s a lot of tea...

Are Your BPA-Free Bottles Really Safe?

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Five years ago, the FDA banned the sale of baby bottles containing BPA, a chemical that mimics estrogen. Since then, bottles, food containers and...