Plastics & Other Toxins

Plastic Food Containers Leach Hormone Disrupting Chemcials Into Your Food. Learn How and Why to Find Safer Alterantives.

Why I’m Not Using Plastic Containers for Food

This post may contain affiliate links, you can read my affiliate disclosure here. Our journey started when I first learned how microwaving plastic containers and storing food in plastic leaches chemicals into food.  So I simply quit putting plastic in the microwave and today I still don’t do it.  A quick win when removing toxins […] Read more…

Silicone Container

Silicone Container – an Alternative to Plastic

What is Silicone Silicone is a hybrid between glass and plastic.  It has the flexibility of plastic, but like glass doesn’t react with most materials.  Silicone is definitely a safer alternative to plastic storage containers, but I still feel that glass is the safest option. Why Avoid Plastic for Food Storage? Plastic food storage containers […] Read more…

Bottled Water vs Tap Water

What’s Better: Bottled Water or Tap Water?

Do you know which is better?  There are pros and cons to both bottled water and tap water.  After reading this article I definitely feel like there are a lot of reasons to ditch the plastic water bottles and drink filtered tap water.  We currently use a counter top reverse osmosis system in our house. […] Read more…

6 Reasons Microbeads are Harmful

What are Microbeads? Microbeads are small plastic particles found mainly in cosmetics and personal care products such as face wash, body wash and toothpaste. The Microbead-Free Waters Act (H.R. 1321) was recently approved and will ban the sale of products containing microbeads by July 2018. These is great news because small plastic particles are terrible […] Read more…