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  1. K

    Plastic Ocean

    A new study has found that the amount of small plastic fragments floating round the NE Pacific has increased a hundred fold in the last 40 years... http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-17991993
  2. cyber-junkie

    Plastic bottles...bad?

    Plastic bottles...are they bad? There are numbers 1-7 in the recycle symbol, they represent the type of plastic used...are any ok? Are any real bad? Most of the good liquid health products I see have the number 2.
  3. kind2creatures

    Trashing Our Oceans

    Reports of Pacific Ocean's plastic patch being Texas-sized are grossly exaggerated, Oregon State University professor says Published: Tuesday, January 04, 2011, 8:11 PM Updated: Thursday, January 06, 2011, 9:48 AM By Scott Learn, The Oregonian SCRIPPS INSTITUTION OF OCEANOGRAPHY...
  4. L

    Allergies to Valplast plastic in dentures

    I have been fitted with a new Valplast denture, and have had a reaction to the plastic on my tongue. It has a burning sensation, and my tongue has little eruptions on it that look like red blisters. It is impossible to keep the denture in my mouth for longer than a few hours. Has anyone else...
  5. bbmartin

    What plastics are safe?

    This article from Annie B. Bond at the "Healthy and Green Living" section of Care2.com summarizes which plastic materials are safe, that is, don't leach toxins into food, and which plastics are nasty for our health. http://www.care2.com/greenliving/which-plastics-are-safe.html I think some...
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