Most canned foods still contain toxic BPA

April 2, 2016 by  
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Despite the fact that the FDA supports the removal of endocrine-disrupting BPA from cans for over 6 years, a new report reveals that 67% of canned goods still contain the toxic substance. Additionally, many BPA-free goods use a alternatives that are suspected carcinogens. READ MORE >

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New study shows BPA-free plastics may not be safer

February 4, 2016 by  
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Many plastic products now tout that they are “ BPA-free, ” meaning that they are no longer comprised of the endocrine-disrupting industrial chemical that has been implicated in brain, behavior, and prostate-gland problems in fetuses, infants, and children. Going BPA-free has been a mandate from many consumers for years now, and while it’s good to see alternatives to BPA plastics available , it turns out that the alternatives may be just as bad — or worse — than the BPA itself. Read the rest of New study shows BPA-free plastics may not be safer

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Meet Hydaway: the water bottle that folds down to fit in your pocket

April 20, 2015 by  
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Reusable water bottles can take up a lot of space, but Hydaway folds down to just over an inch, so it can fit in a pocket, wallet, backpack, or just about anywhere. These food-grade silicone and BPA-free plastic collapsible bottles are dishwasher safe, and can be filled up with fresh water for drinking on the go. Hydaway’s creators have launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund its production, and reached their funding goal in the first day! Production has already begun, and if they manage to raise $70,000 by midnight on Earth Day , April 22nd 2015, they will donate 1 percent of their total fundraising goal to One Percent for the Planet ! They’re at nearly $58,000 right now, so you can help them reach their goal, and in turn, help the entire planet. + Hydaway Bottles on Kickstarter + Hydaway Bottles The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: BPA Free , BPA-free plastic bottle , collapsible bottle , foldable bottle , Hydaway , Hydaway bottle , hydaway bottles , kickstarter , reusable water bottle , silicone , water bottle

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Groundfridge lets you store perishables without traditional refrigeration

April 20, 2015 by  
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It’s easy to forget how much energy it takes to keep our food fresh. So imagine taking advantage of the earth’s natural underground insulation to store and keep your vegetables. Weltevree , a Scandinavian design company created by Floris Schoonderbeek, specializes in products made to encourage people to take advantage of natural and outdoor living.  Their Groundfridge is a modern take on the familiar root cellar concept, allowing you to keep your produce fresh without traditional refrigeration . Read the rest of Groundfridge lets you store perishables without traditional refrigeration Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: food storage , green design , green food storage , green refrigeration , milan 2015 , Milan Design , Milan Design Week , milan expo , milan fair , Milan Furniture Fair , refrigeration , The Ground Fridge

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Vintage-style Faraday Porteur eBike brings together classic style and modern technology

April 20, 2015 by  
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Bike manufacturer Faraday revamped the classic European delivery bikes of the 1940s and 50s and transformed them into modern electric bikes powered by lithium-ion batteries hidden in the frame of the bike. Porteur eBike, which just hit the market, combines the aesthetic of vintage design with state-of-the-art components and construction techniques that make it look and feel like a premium, classic city bike with all the bells and whistles of a modern electric bike. Read the rest of Vintage-style Faraday Porteur eBike brings together classic style and modern technology Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: battery-powered bike , classic ebike , delivery bike , e-bike , electric bike , Faraday , Faraday Porteur , green design , green technology , green transportation , modern ebike , Porteur e-bike , vintage bikes

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Banana Guard Saves Your Fruit From the Mushpot

August 18, 2010 by  
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We don’t monkey around when it comes to picking out our organic fruit.

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