Life without Plastic
- Seahorse Scissors:- Stainless steel, pine wood - 8.5"H, 3.5"W - Fish Pencil Cup:- Pine wood - 6"H, 2.5"W - Iguana Stapler:- Mini staples required - Pine wood, iron - 5"H, 1.5"W, 3.25"D - Flamingo Tape Dispenser:- Includes one tape roll - Pine wood, iron - 5.25"H, 1.75"W, 4.5"D - Imported
An etched glass water bottle is the most beautiful way to stay hydrated.
Mr. Potato head made with felt....in a quiet book
Kay Bojesen wooden animals
Make games and toys without plastic: Rock Dominoes. A perfect rainy day project.
Plan Toys tea set...complete with little bags of tea :) so cute
The synthetic chemical bisphenol A (BPA) — often found in plastic containers and the linings of metal cans — is a potent, estrogen-mimicking compound that can leach from containers into food and water. In this interview, published by Yale Environment 360, an online magazine from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, BPA researcher Frederick vom Saal of the University of Missouri’s Endocrine Disruptor Group harshly criticizes U.S. corporations and government regulators for covering up or ignoring what he believes are serious health risks of BPA. — MOTHER EARTH NEWS
Phthalates. Ever heard of them? They are everywhere, and they are potentially harmful, disrupting hormones, in this case testosterone. Best ways to avoid them? Don't heat your food in plastic. This includes your plastic coffeemaker! Never heat food in a plastic container in the microwave. Hand wash plastic dishware - don't put them in the dishwasher. Be very careful about overheating your non-stick cookware - nothing over 500 degrees. Start replacing your plastic food storage containers with glass containers. For more info: www.webmd.com/...
Interesting! Remember the canary in the mine? Never cook on Teflon or other nonstick cookware with a pet bird in the kitchen. The fumes from an overheated pan can kill a bird in seconds.