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Microbeads being banned all over

Wednesday, Jun 25 2014, 05:05PM
Microbeads - 5GyresThe past few weeks have been busy and exciting on the plastic microbead front! 
 
Microbeads are the ludicrous little plastic particles used as scrubbing agents in a variety of personal care products ranging from body scrubs to toothpaste. They are washed down the drain and end up in waterways where they absorb toxins and are ingested by fish.
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Why the food revolution and living without plastic go hand in hand..

Monday, May 5 2014, 07:29PM

Apples in PlasticDo you know what's in your food? I mean what's really in it? Are you aware of every single ingredient, where it came from, how it was made, how it will affect your health - as opposed to what the flashy label on the package may proclaim?

Here's another question: Do you know what's in the plastic holding your food?

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Win a $50.00 Shopping Spree!

Monday, Apr 14 2014, 09:32PM

Win a Shopping Spree at Life Without Plastic

We have a winner!  Congratulations to Erin Stiles on winning the $50 coupon for the Life Without Plastic store!

Help us improve your Life Without Plastic experience... and win a plastic-free shopping spree!

Anyone who sends us a comment about our new website by email, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, or on this blog post will receive one entry to win a $50 coupon to use in the Life Without Plastic web store.

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New LWP Look! Same quality and trust, more info, more savings, more features...

Wednesday, Mar 19 2014, 02:11AM

LWP New WebsiteIt's a joyous thrill for us to launch our brand spanking new website!

Our new online neighbourhood is all about making it easier for you to find the information and products you need to live without plastic - while helping you educate yourself and take action on plastic pollution. There are also ways to save money, and even make money. 

 

 

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It's clear: BPA is unsafe, and the plastic industry does not want you to know it

Monday, Mar 10 2014, 09:59PM

Boy with plastic sippy cup - via Mother Jones3 March 2014 -- We strongly urge you to read this new investigative report by Mother Jones investigative journalist Mariah Blake on bisphenol A (BPA) and how the plastic and chemical industries are doing all they can to cover up, hide and falsify any evidence of the dangers of BPA and other common - and potentially equally or more dangerous - BPA replacements such as Tritan

This is exactly why we do what we do - provide information and alternatives:  Because as this report shows in crystal clear, well-sourced fashion, unless you do your own in-depth research you are not getting the full story on plastics and their safety.

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