When flipping through Natural Home Magazine this weekend we found this article and thought you all would enjoy it.
By: Alli Kingfisher & Kelly Lerner
In everything from our food-storage containers and shampoo bottles to our flooring and kids’ toys, plastic is pervasive. But with a few simple steps, you can get harmful plastics out of your life for good.
Three Plastics to Avoid
#3 PVC (polyvinyl chloride) plastic is used to make toys, shower curtains, IV bags, medical tubes, vinyl flooring and wallpaper. Phthalates (also known as plasticizers) are added to soften PVC. Phthalates are also used as solvents in shampoo, nail polish and hair spray. Research shows phthalates can leach out of these products and enter the human body, where they can… Read More