Posts Tagged ‘plastic’

Bisphenol A and Sex Toys

Regular readers know that I have written about bisphenol A a number of times, the most recent being here. Its use in food containers has been linked to health issues in humans. Happily, a number of governments have banned its use in materials that are used to create food containers and similar items. Two sisters […]

Plastic Leaks

I have not written about this recently. Does plastic leak? That is, do various chemicals leach out of a plastic container, and possibly get into our food supply, since we use plastic so often in food containers. According to the Globe and Mail, “Medical researchers at the University of Alberta say that two chemicals leaking […]

Too Much Plastic in Toronto

The city of Toronto is considering tough action to curb waste generated by overly packaged consumer products. The choices range from an outright ban on materials used in food takeout, to a tax on retail plastic bags, to a city-run deposit-return program, and many other possibilities in-between. Industry is, of course, opposed to new regulations, […]