Exposure To BPA During Pregnancy May Cause Health Problems For Offspring

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A chemical called bisphenol A — BPA — used in plastic packaging and in the linings of food and beverage cans, may be passed from a mother to her offspring during pregnancy and cause changes in the gut bacteria of the offspring, according to an international team of researchers. In a study on rabbits, the […]

BioBag® Compostable Bags For The Purpose Of Composting Organic Waste

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BioBag® is a world leader in providing bags and films for the collection of organic waste for the purpose of composting. Unlike regular plastic, BioBags can be consumed by micro-organisms that live in our soils. Because we use starches from renewable crops, our bags can be readily composted along with organic waste in municipal composting […]

Flame Retardants: Human Hair And Nails Can Tell Toxic Secrets

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Chemicals used as flame retardants that are potentially harmful to humans are found in hair, toenails and fingernails, according to new research from Indiana University. The discovery of an easily available biomarker should ease the way for further research to determine the human impact of chemicals commonly found in the environment, including in indoor dust, […]

Plastic Toothbrush Toxins Could Be Dangerous

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Toothbrushes are among those products that contain PVC plastics and are used several times a day by people all around the world. Therefore, if toothbrushes contain a significant amount of phthalate, they could be very dangerous and harmful. Phthalates are chemicals found in everyday products and PVC plastics, mainly because of their ability to enhance […]

Phthalate compounds contaminating your glass of wine?

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We all know what risks our favourite wines and spirits pose to our health but now scientists reveal that the packaging of these drinks may be just as damaging. Is it time to leave that extra bottle of red on the supermarket shelf? Phthalate compounds are extremely widespread in our environment and are present in […]

‘BPA-free’ plastic accelerates embryonic development, disrupts reproductive system

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Companies advertise “BPA-free” as a safer version of plastic products ranging from water bottles to sippy cups to toys. Many manufacturers stopped using Bisphenol A to strengthen plastic after animal studies linked it to early puberty and a rise in breast and prostate cancers. Yet new UCLA research demonstrates that BPS (Bisphenol S), a common […]

Midway Documentary: Paradise And The Pacific Garbage Patch

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Midway is a visually stunning documentary project from Chris Jordan that reflects on the immense environmental impact of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch — a mammoth collection of waste located in the Pacific Ocean. The MIDWAY film project is a powerful visual journey into the heart of an astonishingly symbolic environmental tragedy. On one of the remotest islands on […]

Cancer-Causing Products In The Average Home

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Cancer remains to be at the top of the list of the most common causes of fatalities. This fatal disease can affect anyone. Could you be using, or even consuming, cancer-causing chemicals? And there are everyday items that increase the risk of cancer. These products contain a wide-range of carcinogenic and other toxic ingredients and […]

Klean Kanteen Reflect: Ultimate Stainless Steel BPA-free water bottle

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When Klean Kanteen was founded, we had no idea that our simple solution to plastic and single-use bottles would be such a catalyst; today millions of people are seeking out toxin-free, reusable alternatives to plastic. For years, we’ve put our heart and soul into creating healthy, sustainable alternatives to plastic and we’re understandably proud of […]