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plastic feature articles

BPA causes changes to your brain, not just your body
Published September 19 2012
Concepts: BPA, brain, changes, causes, paper

Are cigarette smokers inhaling fumes from plastic?
Published August 29 2012
Concepts: tobacco, smoke, smokers, fumes, smoking

Plastic waste garbage floating in Pacific Ocean has increased 100-fold
Published May 15 2012
Concepts: ocean, plastic, floating, Pacific Ocean, waste

Turning plastic into oil would eliminate plastic waste and stick it to greedy oil companies
Published May 9 2012
Concepts: plastic, oil, waste, machine, fuel

Testament to our electronic age - chin implants on the rise
Published April 25 2012
Concepts: implants, surgery, appearance, chin implants, plastic

Anti-cancer fungus found to naturally eat away plastic waste
Published February 27 2012
Concepts: plastic, fungus, bioremediation, anti-cancer, naturally

Coca-Cola influences Grand Canyon officials to scrap plastic bottle ban
Published November 11 2011
Concepts: Grand Canyon, bottle, Coca-Cola, plastic, ban

Microwave containers leaching toxins into food at alarming rates
Published November 9 2011
Concepts: food, microwave, plastic, toxins, plastics

Eliminate and reverse BPA toxicity
Published October 27 2011
Concepts: BPA, food, reverse, probiotic, protection

Use of plastic products linked to cancer and impairment of the immune system
Published October 24 2011
Concepts: plastic, products, cancer, car, food

BPA may cause severe retardation in future generations
Published October 19 2011
Concepts: BPA, plastic, future, food, cleaning

The cancer solution (opinion)
Published October 8 2011
Concepts: cancer, food, body, solution, cancer cells

Group pushes for regulation of toxic chemicals in EU
Published September 21 2011
Concepts: toxic, phthalates, chemicals, toxic chemicals, regulation

Patients now turning to plastic surgery for cosmetic facial bone alterations
Published July 27 2011
Concepts: surgery, bone, plastic, plastic surgery, patients

Bottled Water is hazardous to you and our world
Published June 19 2011
Concepts: water, bottle, bottled water, plastic, environment

Health experts announce 5 ways to protect children from toxic chemicals
Published June 17 2011
Concepts: children, health, toxic, experts, health experts

European Union may ban plastic shopping bags
Published May 26 2011
Concepts: plastic, ban, plastic bags, european union, people

Are BPA alternatives potentially just as dangerous as Bisphenol-A?
Published May 24 2011
Concepts: BPA, alternatives, plastic, dangerous, safe

Long-term storable superfoods launched by preparedness company
Published May 9 2011
Concepts: food, foods, superfoods, superfood, preparedness

How legalizing hemp would be a boon to humanity
Published April 2 2011
Concepts: hemp, plastic, legalizing, paper, ban

Plastic surgeon sets patient on fire during breast augmentation procedure, then blames burn marks on allergic reaction
Published March 25 2011
Concepts: burn marks, breast augmentation, plastic, UK, medical

Understand what BPA is
Published March 10 2011
Concepts: BPA, plastic, plastics, health, chemicals

Avoid petroleum in beauty products
Published March 8 2011
Concepts: petroleum, beauty, products, avoid, beauty products

How to determine which plastics are safe for storing foods or beverages
Published February 16 2011
Concepts: plastic, plastics, men, health, foods

Chinese companies mass producing fake rice out of plastic
Published February 15 2011
Concepts: rice, Chinese, companies, food, plastic

Drink water from safe containers (Opinion)
Published February 10 2011
Concepts: water, plastic, safe, bottles, bottled water

New biodegradable foam could replace oil-based plastics
Published November 28 2010
Concepts: biodegradable, plastic, sources, environment, research

Many plastic products contain other harmful chemical toxins besides BPA
Published October 19 2010
Concepts: plastic, products, phthalates, chemical, plastics

Stainless steel water bottles: Are they better than plastic and glass?
Published September 16 2010
Concepts: bottle, water, stainless steel, plastic, bottles

Natural health movement achieving key victories over HFCS, MSG, GMOs and more
Published August 31 2010
Concepts: health, food, natural, chemical, MSG

New plastic technology limits toxic outgasing
Published August 15 2010
Concepts: plastic, technology, toxic, chemicals, chemical

Reasons Why Everyone Should Avoid Bottled Water
Published August 15 2010
Concepts: water, bottle, bottled water, health, reasons

Froot Loops contaminated with 2-methylnaphthalene chemical (opinion)
Published August 6 2010
Concepts: chemical, 2-methylnaphthalene, food, Froot Loops, safe

FDA reverses position on BPA in plastics, now admits concern over the chemical
Published June 17 2010
Concepts: BPA, plastics, FDA, food, plastic

Two of the best and greenest reusable food container brands
Published May 29 2010
Concepts: food, lunch, safe, plastic, organic

BPA hormone disruptor now contaminates Earth's oceans, scientists warn
Published April 13 2010
Concepts: BPA, plastic, oceans, scientists, hormone

Eight Little Changes Make a Big Difference
Published April 3 2010
Concepts: food, changes, foods, health, GMO

BPA Plastics and PBDEs Increase Concerns for Infertility
Published February 22 2010
Concepts: BPA, men, plastics, increase, infertility

BPA Plastic Chemical Linked to Aggression, Hyperactivity in Toddlers
Published February 16 2010
Concepts: hyperactivity, BPA, chemical, aggression, plastic

Farmers Extend Growing Season Using Plastic, Recycled Bottles and Hoop Tunnels
Published February 15 2010
Concepts: farmers, plastic, farm, growing season, bottles

Plant-Based Plastics to Replace Petroleum Plastics?
Published January 30 2010
Concepts: petroleum, plastic, plastics, products, cost

New study confirms bisphenol A found in plastic is linked to heart disease
Published January 18 2010
Concepts: BPA, plastic, heart, study, bisphenol A

Phthalate warning: Medications contain chemicals that "feminize" unborn baby boys
Published November 17 2009
Concepts: men, phthalates, chemicals, chemical, baby

Car parts made from hemp
Published November 16 2009
Concepts: car, hemp, parts, car parts, Ford

Drinking From Plastic Raises BPA Levels 70 percent
Published October 14 2009
Concepts: BPA, plastic, drinking, chemical, bottles

Action Needed: The Case for Recycling
Published August 1 2009
Concepts: plastic, recycling, water, man, form

Composting: Give Back to Mother Earth
Published July 21 2009
Concepts: compost, composting, green, cleaning, soil

Everyday Ways You Damage Your DNA
Published July 18 2009
Concepts: damage, plastic, DNA, radiation, health

Avoid Plastic Dry Cleaner Bags
Published June 30 2009
Concepts: plastic, avoid, cloth, environment, plastic bags

Health Ranger Launches "Valley of Longevity" Shampoo - 98% Organic and 100% Fragrance-Free
Published June 10 2009
Concepts: shampoo, organic, natural, health, products

Dentists Still Using Plastic Sealants, Despite BPA Toxicity
Published April 8 2009
Concepts: BPA, plastic, dentists, dental, men

Interview with Dr. Boris Worm, Marine Biologist, on Overfishing, Aquatic Ecosystems, Aquaculture Farming and More
Published April 6 2009
Concepts: fish, ocean, ecosystem, people, ecosystems

Reduce Exposure to Dangerous Bisphenol A
Published March 18 2009
Concepts: BPA, bisphenol A, food, exposure, dangerous

Six Baby Bottle Manufacturers Quietly Agree to Remove Bisphenol-A (BPA) from Baby Bottles
Published March 9 2009
Concepts: 5, BPA, AMA, bottle, Amazon

Grow It Yourself: Save Money, Help Earth, and Improve Your Quality of Life
Published February 23 2009
Concepts: food, garden, earth, world, money

Ban Plastic Water Bottles
Published January 30 2009
Concepts: water, bottle, plastic, bottles, water bottles

Mike Adams Talks About the Dangers and Myths About Plastic Water Bottles
Published December 1 2008
Concepts: water, bottle, plastic, bottles, Mike Adams

Avoiding Phthalates Is an Important Key to Being Healthy
Published November 6 2008
Concepts: phthalates, avoiding, plastic, men, baby

Why Hydrogenated Oils Should be Avoided at All Costs
Published November 4 2008
Concepts: oil, food, oils, heal, hydrogenated oils

Parents Buy Their Teenage Girls Breast Augmentation Surgery as Birthday Presents
Published October 20 2008
Concepts: surgery, breast augmentation, parents, girls, teenage girls

Plastic Outrage - Children in Danger from Bisphenol A
Published October 8 2008
Concepts: natural, NaturalNews, plastic, danger, children

Top Ten Ways to Reduce Plastic Consumption
Published September 16 2008
Concepts: plastic, natural health news, natural cures

Research Links Plastics Containing Bisphenol A to Heart Disease and Diabetes
Published September 16 2008
Concepts: BPA, health, plastics, disease, plastic

Top 10 Ways to Reduce Plastic Consumption
Published September 4 2008
Concepts: plastic, natural health news, natural cures

FDA Declares Bisphenol-A Plastics Chemical Safe Enough for Babies to Drink
Published August 28 2008
Concepts: FDA, chemical, plastics, safe, plastic

Bisphenol A Chemical in Plastic Bottles Harms Children, Feds Conclude
Published August 27 2008
Concepts: bisphenol A, children, chemical, plastic, bottles

Twelve Natural Health Tips for Smart Travel
Published July 28 2008
Concepts: food, health, natural, travel, superfood

Chemical Causes of Diabetes: Overeating Is Not the Only Problem
Published July 25 2008
Concepts: diabetes, men, 5, food, chemical

The Recipe for Oleander Soup - Make Your own Cancer and HIV Remedy (Part 1)
Published July 2 2008
Concepts: Oleander, soup, cancer, oil, recipe

Choosing Natural Cork Wine Bottles Is an Environmentally Friendly Choice
Published June 7 2008
Concepts: cork, wine, bottles, natural, health

Chemicals in Plastic Shown to Cause Reproductive and Neurological Disorders
Published May 8 2008
Concepts: plastic, BPA, neurological, chemicals, human

Edible Plastic Wrap for Food Kills Bacteria While It Flavors Your Burger
Published May 6 2008
Concepts: food, bacteria, plastic wrap, edible, natural

3.5 Million Tons of Plastic Debris Now Floating in the Pacific
Published May 2 2008
Concepts: plastic, debris, floating, ocean, garbage

Protecting Our Children From Toxic Toys
Published April 11 2008
Concepts: toys, children, chemical, safe, toxic

Plastic Waste is Turning the North Pacific Ocean Into a Garbage Dump
Published March 25 2008
Concepts: plastic, ocean, garbage, Pacific Ocean, waste

Estrogen Mimicry of Bisphenol-A Threatens Human and Animal Health
Published March 17 2008
Concepts: BPA, human, Bisphenol-A, exposure, estrogen

Toxic Soup of Plastic Debris, Twice the Size of US, Forms in the Pacific Ocean
Published March 10 2008
Concepts: plastic, soup, ocean, debris, toxic

Governor Schwarzenegger Backed Immoral Sex Pheromone Spraying Continues...
Published February 8 2008
Concepts: men, chemical, human, heal, chemicals

Research Biased on Harmful Chemical BPA, New Report States
Published January 25 2008
Concepts: Bisphenol-A, chemical, men, BPA, research

Thousands Exposed to Poison by Government's Aerial Spraying
Published December 31 2007
Concepts: men, chemical, heal, human, health

Industrial Chemicals Lead to a Toxic Body Burden
Published November 16 2007
Concepts: chemicals, body, chemical, industrial chemicals, toxic

The top ten consumer questions about superfruit juices: Pomegranate, blueberry, acai and cherry
Published September 12 2007
Concepts: juice, pomegranate, juices, heal, fruit

Bisphenol A chemical commonly found in canned soup and food storage plastics
Published August 9 2007
Concepts: food, plastic, chemical, BPA, bisphenol A

Pepsi admits Aquafina comes from tap water
Published August 2 2007
Concepts: water, Pepsi, PepsiCo, Aquafina, bottle

San Francisco becomes first U.S. city to ban plastic grocery bags
Published March 28 2007
Concepts: plastic, San Francisco, ban, legislation, shopping bags

Product review: Read this before buying the AeroGrow AeroGarden countertop herb garden
Published February 21 2007
Concepts: Aerogarden, water, Aerogrow, nutrient, plants

Plastic circuitry breakthrough may revolutionize electronics industry
Published January 15 2007
Concepts: plastic, electronics, e-paper, plastics, semiconductors

Researcher calling for ban of plastics chemical says major chemical company tried to silence his report
Published December 5 2006
Concepts: chemical, BPA, plastics, ban, research

Solar energy: Charged for the future (press release)
Published November 2 2006
Concepts: solar cell, solar cells, future, 5, efficiency

Brown engineers build a better battery -- with plastic (press release)
Published November 2 2006
Concepts: plastic, power, form, storage, store

Wood fibers make plastics stronger, more biodegradable
Published October 25 2006
Concepts: wood, plastics, plastic, cellulose, research

The recycling contradiction: Why recycling alone fails to protect the environment
Published September 29 2006
Concepts: recycling, products, environment, the environment, chemical

Plastics chemical bisphenol-A may promote breast cancer
Published August 28 2006
Concepts: plastics, chemical, Bisphenol-A, BPA, food storage containers

Biodegradable plastics breakthrough creates plastic tableware from cornstarch
Published August 24 2006
Concepts: plastic, plastics, biodegradable, biodegradable packaging, products

Breakthrough Food Technology Process Protects Foods With Thin Film Made From Natural Ingredients; Replaces Plastic Wrap
Published August 6 2004
Concepts: food, film, technology, foods, chitosan

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