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Green Is In

Clearly, using a plastic bag when shopping is a habitual convenience and just like all other habits it will take a 30 day commitment to change. It has been on the forefront of the green movement for years and yet,

We need to change our disposable habits now

“Our plastic pollution is literally entering the food chain, getting into the food we eat and potentially exposing us to toxic chemicals” said actor/activist Ed Begley Jr., “we need to change our disposable habits now – we simply can’t afford

In L.A. – The Ocean Defender’s Alliance

Here’s an email letter I received from an org I support – and one you all should know about. They are doing great things to save marine wildlife off the coast of LA. – Andrea Metz Dear Ocean Defender’s Alliance

Startling Plastic Facts

Polyethylene terephthalate (PET or PETE) – Used in soft drink, juice, water, beer, mouthwash, peanut butter, salad dressing, detergent, and cleaner containers. Leaches antimony trioxide and (2ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). DEHP is an endocrine disruptor that mimics the female hormone estrogen.

Plastic Facts

Alexander Parkes created the first man-made plastic and publicly demonstrated it at the 1862 Great International Exhibition in London. The material, called parkesine, was an organic material derived from cellulose that, once heated, could be molded and retained its shape

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