New Report Says Two Out of Three Food Cans Tested Have Toxic BPA in the Linings
A new report released today by six nonprofit organizations that tested nearly 200 food can linings for the toxic chemical, Bisphenol-A (BPA) just verified what many of us knew already, but the results are still sobering. The report found that two out of three cans tested have the chemical, Bisphenol-A (BPA) in the lining.
I have written many times about BPA and its impacts on consumer health but as a reminder, BPA is an endocrine-disrupting chemical that negatively impacts our hormonal systems. Think about how many people you know that have had a hard time getting pregnant or how many of your friends and family have had breast cancer and this hormone disrupting BPA becomes not a friend to consumers but an enemy to us all and perhaps even our future survival.
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Live a More Eco-Friendly Life and Reduce Your Trash By Half - #WasteNotWantNot!As part of my eco-friendly #WasteNotWantNot series over at Factory Direct Promos where I am CMO, I decided to look at trash, or more specifically ways to live a more eco-friendly life by reducing how much trash you generate. Garbage is a necessity and there is always going to be this by-product, but there doesn’t need to be so much of it. With some really minor changes you can easily go eco and reduce your trash by half.
|Me telling Target to Mind The Store!|
Top Green Blogs for Treehuggers and Climate Change Warriors!
Honored to be included in the ICT green blogger awards and had to share. Lots of times I get recognized along with many of my friends for being a green blogger and it is always an honor. This time I wanted to share because the list of top green blogs is comprehensive and I saw some new faces as well. You can check out the list HERE.
Ford on the Runway
Ford’s sustainable seat fabrics make a stylish debut at Hong Kong Fashion Week
This week, Ford Motor Company made its debut on the Hong Kong Fashion Week runway as part of The EcoChic Design Award 2015/16 grand finale show. Five outfits featured in the show were made entirely from the up-cycling of Ford’s sustainable seat fabrics, which are made from recycled plastic bottles.