Research published in the Journal of Pediatrics showed that exposure to phalates in packaging can cause metabolic and hormonal abnormalities, especially during childhood.
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If you think people take more food than normal when they’re at a buffet, you’re right. And if you think they also waste more of it, you’re right again. “Unfortunately, waste is the nature of a buffet,” said Tim Abrams, the food and beverage director at the Aquarius Hotel & Casino in Laughlin, Nev. He estimates the waste ratio is one to one — meaning that for every pound...
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A plastic packaging company says it plans to open manufacturing operations in Bowling Green, creating 72 full-time jobs.Click to Continue »
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Earlier today, Saturday, Feb. 16, Nature’s Variety, a maker of pet food, has announced a voluntary recall of one batch of its Instinct® Raw Organic Chicken Formula because pieces of clear plastic may have found...
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These seedless cucumbers have very thin skins, so there's no need to peel them. Just keep the cuke wrapped in plastic to prevent shriveling, and leave it on the counter (not in the refrigerator) until you are ready to cut and eat it.
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Filed under: Starbucks, McDonald's, Green, Food & Beverage, Restaurants, SavingMyNameMattersNot, Flickr.com When you think of green companies, fast food chains don't exactly top the list. Fast food, after all, takes ingredients grown in monocultures around the world, transports them in gas-guzzling trucks and ships, then prepares them in air-conditioned kitchens before...
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RESEARCHERS find that young animals mimic the bad eating habits of humans when tempted with an unlimited supply of high-fat food.
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A 2012 report by Stanford University on whether organic food is better for a body than non-organic food (they said it isn't) ignored other reasons to eat organically, some of them spiritual in nature.
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Spas and salons, once sinkholes of waste in energy, water, packaging and laundry, are moving into the green-sustainable world - and have a new book by Ashlander Shelly Lotz to guide them.
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Traveling cannot really be considered an "eco" activity because it's definitely harder on our world than staying at home sweet home. But, I personally take great pleasure from getting out and experiencing the world, and learning what else is going on outside of my bubble. For me, a vacation away is a much needed break from my everyday routine (and my desk). It lends me...
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