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12 Hormone-Altering Chemicals You Must Avoid

The Environmental Working Group recently released its dirty dozen list. Learn more about these 12 worst hormone-altering chemicals.


Why Your K-Cup Might Be Bad for You — and The Environment

The K-Cup, a single-use coffee container used in Keurig coffee makers, might be bad for your health and for the environment.


5 Reasons to Kick Plastic Containers Out of Your Life

Plastic has its role in modern society. But there’s one place where plastic has worn out its welcome – and that’s as a container for our food and water.


BPA-Free Plastics Contain Toxic Chemicals — Are Any Plastics Safe?

New research suggests that many of the BPA-free plastic alternatives have the same properties that make BPA so harmful.


How Food Containers Might Be Linked to Your Migraines

Research shows that exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA) may triggure migraine headaches.


Go Glass: Why The Plastic Alternative May Be Just As Dangerous

Another reason to stick with glass? Pouring hot soup into this non-plastic alternative releases a considerable amount of a toxin you may want to avoid.


BPA Linked to Obesity in Kids

The list of health complications related to BPA seems to keep getting longer. Now childhood obesity is linked to exposure to this dangerous hormone disruptor.


10 Creative Ways to Repurpose Mason Jars

Between plastic-free food storage and easy organization, mason jars are incredibly useful items to keep on hand.


BPA Banned from Baby Bottles but More Dangers Lurk

The government announced Tuesday that it will ban BPA from all baby bottles and sippy cups. But, unfortunately, that doesn't mean consumers can rest assured.


Is “BPA-Free” a Lie?

To appease consumers, many manufacturers have hopped on the "BPA-Free" bandwagon. But is the chemical they're using in it's place just as toxic?