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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.
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
A day of gratitude, we all have much to be thankful for. namaste’
In the Pacific Ocean, a floating garbage dump exists between Hawaii and California that is hundreds of thousands square miles wide and has been estimated to contain approximately 3.5 million tons of debris. This “Great Pacific Garbage Patch” is the
“The time is always right to do what is right.” Martin Luther King Jr. “Never doubt that a group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead “If you believe