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Q & A with Chaé: What do the recycling symbols on plastic containers mean?

When going green, there are many ways to help eliminate toxins from your daily life. One way is to pay attention to the recycling symbols on the bottom of plastic containers. 916 more words


Upcoming Changes to Recycling Codes, and What They Mean to You

As a result of consumer confusion about identifying a product’s recyclability, the ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials), international plastics committee is now changing the Resin Identification Code (RIC) graphics.  249 more words

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Food Safe or Not Food Safe...That is the question.

Ok so I’ve been reading a lot of blogs, books, articles, etc. lately and I’ve noticed something. Most of them say to look for a little symbol on the bottom of plastics that means that the container is food safe and good for food storage. 147 more words


How safe is your fridge bottle?

In our day-to-day lives, we exercise extreme caution when it comes to drinking water. Water is treated at multiple points before it reaches your tap and even at home, we tend to use water purifiers that promise to kill 99.99% bacteria, viruses(?) and any other pathogen that might infect you. 375 more words

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