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  • Plastics can leach from the package into your wrapped vegetables
    Plastics can leach from the package into your wrapped vegetables
    When plastics get in your body they disrupt your endocrine system. Plastics damage your hormones, especially your thyroid hormones. And they may not show up on tests doctors use to diagnose thyroid problems. Plastics that may create low thyroid...
  • Interactive map launched for 'Dive Against Debris' initiative
    Interactive map launched for 'Dive Against Debris' initiative
    April is coming to a close and although that means the celebration of Earth Month will also be behind us for the year, it certainly has done wonders to jump start ocean conservation for 2014.All the exceptional efforts done by Project AWARE became...
  • Cats love toys, but some may be toxic
    Plastic toys may be harmful for your cat
    We who shower love, affection, adoration, and obedience on our cats like to create as rich an environment as we can for them. This usually means scratching posts, trees, ledges and toys. Lots and lots of toys. However, not all toys are good for...
  • Plastic bottles are forever?
    Explore mysteries of life and joys of plastics at the South Florida Museum
    As the largest natural and cultural history museum on Florida’s Gulf Coast, the South Florida Museum offers engaging exhibits as well as educational programs which interpret the scientific and cultural knowledge of Florida, the world and our...
  • BPA study
    Miscarriage and infertility problems tied to BPA lining in plastic bottles
    A new study being presented on Monday in Boston suggests that the chemical,bisphenol-A, commonly calledBPA, found in the linings of many plastic bottles and canned goods might increase the risk of miscarriage in women or those having difficulty...
  • Don’t throw away your old plastic in the waters of America
    Don’t throw away your old plastic in the waters of America
    The waters of the United States are not for dumping, and if you look at the picture Hilary Hughes, a college angler had posted on her Facebook page. you can see whyMany fishing areas around the U.S. are becoming lure only for this reason and a few...
  • BPA
    Plastic chemicals linked to kids’ obesity, diabetes risk
    Two new studies published in the Aug.19 online edition of Pediatrics suggest that phthalates and BPA, chemicals used in plastic food wraps and containers, may contribute to childhood obesity and diabetes.High phthalates levels linked to diabetesIn...
  • Abandoned house: irresponsible adults  throw trash from car' window.
    Creating environmental jobs for the health benefits of the public.
    ‘Creating environmental jobs for the health benefits of the public’. It was a part of the speech of President Barack Obama June 2013.Great idea! Ideas are good as well as beautiful talks. But since the climate change discussion and...
  • Say no to plastic
    Say no to plastic
    Did you know that there are more than 46,000 pieces of plastic per every square mile of ocean? Did you also know that millions of birds and fish die every year from ingestion of plastic materials? Plastics and the environment continue to be a...
  • Plastics Make It Possible: Summer Essentials
    Summer wardrobe essentials: Must-have pieces with Plastics Make It Possible
    This summer, some of our favorite pieces have one thing in common: plastics! Why go for clothing and accessories with plastics? They're affordable, help protect you against the summer sun's harsh rays, are eco-friendly and add flexibility,...
  • Recycling Symbols
    20 simple steps you can take to control polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) #18
    Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a complicated endocrine disorder affecting many different areas of a sufferer's body and life. Reliable information can be hard to come by and symptoms such as infertility, excess facial and body hair, acne,...
  • 'Tapped' reveals bottled water's multiheaded hydra
    'Tapped' reveals bottled water's multiheaded hydra
    “Tapped” exposes several of the problems that the bottled water industry is implicated in from dissembling and pollution to overwhelming corporate influence over government and the carcinogenic agents found in the bottles and leached...
  • BPA in Plastics
    Weight gain might not be from the food you eat but from the container
    Would you eat plastic? Undoubtedly, no one would eat or drink plastic knowingly. However, you might be doing just that without realizingit. Whenever you consumefood or drink that comes in a plastic container, you might also be eating plastic that...
  • Phthalates Free
    Phthalates: What are they and why are they a problem?
    Phthalates are actually a group of substances rather than just one thing and refer to the esters of phthalic acid. They are used in a wide variety of applications, from enteric coatings of nutritional supplements and pharmaceuticals to food...
  • Which endocrine disruptors might change the way your child develops?
    Which endocrine disruptors might change the way your child develops?
    Could the early puberty rate of Sacramento children possibly be tied to hormone changes due to absorption of various types of plastics, certain chemicals, and other toxins from the environment? Endocrine disruptors could be a wide variety of...