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  • Top 10 Most dangerous household products #10 Plastic Shopping Bags Plastic lasts forever as can be seen both landfills all over the world and in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.  The GPGP is twice the size of Texas and is full of plastic trash.  It floats 1,000 miles off the coast of California in the Pacific Ocean.  In the USA only 2% of plastic bags are recycled, the other 98% are thrown into the garbage which ends up in landfills or blowing about in the woods.  While on a US tour with my band in 2005 I witnessed towns in the midwest that were so full of garbage that you could see more plastic on the ground than dirt and […]

    Top 10 Most Dangerous household products

    Top 10 Most dangerous household products #10 Plastic Shopping Bags Plastic lasts forever as can be seen both landfills all over the world and in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.  The GPGP is twice the size of Texas and is full of plastic trash.  It floats 1,000 miles off the coast of California in the Pacific Ocean.  In the USA only 2% of plastic bags are recycled, the other 98% are thrown into the garbage which ends up in landfills or blowing about in the woods.  While on a US tour with my band in 2005 I witnessed towns in the midwest that were so full of garbage that you could see more plastic on the ground than dirt and […]

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  • A report released in late 2010 by two advocacy groups found BPA on money. Bisphenol A is a chemical that has been found to cause everything from cancer to thyroid dysfunction and obesity to neurological disorders. If you remember there was a big scare about BPA being part of the plastic in water bottles. Out of all the money tested, more than 90% was found to have the chemical BPA at least in trace amounts. Most of the levels of BPA were considered “safe” levels by the US and European governments, but we all know how lax our governments are on protecting the public from dangers such as this. Canada is one of the few countries that has taken the […]

    BPA found on Money

    A report released in late 2010 by two advocacy groups found BPA on money. Bisphenol A is a chemical that has been found to cause everything from cancer to thyroid dysfunction and obesity to neurological disorders. If you remember there was a big scare about BPA being part of the plastic in water bottles. Out of all the money tested, more than 90% was found to have the chemical BPA at least in trace amounts. Most of the levels of BPA were considered “safe” levels by the US and European governments, but we all know how lax our governments are on protecting the public from dangers such as this. Canada is one of the few countries that has taken the […]

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