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Hydros Bottle

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Filtered water bottle helps tackle global water crisis $29.99

You abandoned single-use plastic water bottles long ago (obviously), but you've probably never seen a reusable bottle like this. The US-made Hydros Bottle includes a filter to get rid of nasties in sketchy water. "The Hydros Bottle is a filtering water bottle that turns questionable water – from public water fountains, bathroom taps, and kitchen skins – into crisp, clean water. Our......read more

Canned Food and Cancer Risk

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Report says exposure to BPA in canned food is "far more extensive" than plastic bottles.

A few years ago, when animal studies starting linking BPA (bisphenol A) to various cancers, the resulting consumer uproar forced a mass recall of reusable plastic bottles. Safety-conscious mothers everywhere let out a giant sigh of relief as baby bottles were pulled from the shelves. A big win had been scored for consumer safety. The problem? Those aren't the only things that contain BPA. In......read more

Packaging Problems

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Recent Kellogg's cereal recall highlights growing awareness of chemicals leaching into food products.

Kellogg has recalled around 28 million boxes of cereal after the discovery that a potentially harmful chemical in the packaging may be leaching into some products. Recalled cereals include Apple Jacks, Corn Pops, Froot Loops, and Honey Smacks, all of which have been found to possess a strange flavor and smell upon opening the boxes. The recall comes in the midst of growing public and government......read more

Stanley Thermos

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The original. $30.00

Since 1913, the Stanley brand has been building rugged products that last. The classic Stanley thermos is the very embodiment of product durability. The thermos is known to survive being dropped from planes, run over by vehicles, even shot with a gun. Now in its 96th year of production, the BPA-free, stainless steel thermos comes with a lifetime guarantee. ...read more

Reusable KeepCup

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Enjoy your latte responsibly with this recyclable, lidded commuter cup $12.00

Here's a disheartening stat: 500 billion disposable cups are manufactured globally every year; that’s about 75 disposable cups for every single person on the planet. It's time to turn the tide. This barista-standard Reusable Coffee Cup from Australia's KeepCup is one of the nicest looking reusable options we've seen. There are three sizes available -- 8 oz, 12 oz and 16 oz -- with......read more

Wild Idea Buffalo Meat

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Choice cuts of free-roaming, grass-fed bison raised on the Great Plains of South Dakota $155.00

Founded over ten years ago by the husband-and-wife team of Dan and Jill O'Brien, Wild Idea Buffalo Co. raises free-range, grass-fed bison near the South Dakota Badlands. Dan, a wildlife biologist and environmental activist, turned to buffalo ranching as a means for restoring the depleting grasslands he has always called home. Today, with more and more people eating with their health and the......read more

Exquisite Travel Photos by Jeff Luker

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Rambling young photographer hits the road

Jeff Luker is no stranger to moving around. Born in Massachusetts, the 25 year-old photographer moved to NYC for art school, where he was an assistant to Ryan McGinley. Now living in Portland, OR, Jeff travels all over shooting photos for big name clients like Urban Outfitters, Vice and Dazed & Confused.  But it's his personal photography of road trips with his friends that......read more

SHFT Sampler 11-12-10

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Weekly links: Pimped-out bikes, phone book sculptures, and a renewed push for offshore drilling in the Arctic.

Freewheelers is a series of video portraits of tricked-out bikes and the people who ride them – from self-build fixies and coveted vintage steeds to bikes as art or manifestations of style. Two bipartisan senators have proposed a sensible idea that most people are going to hate. Tom Carper (D-Del.) and George Voinovich (R-Ohio) wrote to President Obama’s National Commission on Fiscal......read more

Smiling Planet Plates

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100% recycled, no BPA, no phathalates, no lead and no toxic inks. $14.00

Husband and wife team Olivia Haveiland and Freddy Deane created Smiling Planet to make 'earth friendly plates and things for kids.' It was a natural step for Olivia, whose family has been manufacturing fine porcelain for over 150 years. We happen to love the artwork - and the plates are 100% recycled, BPA free, phthalate free, and PVC free. The price is right too.   Wonder Full World, 8"......read more

The Plastic Problem

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BPA and other everyday toxins are being linked to major health problems. How can policymakers protect us?

If you're reading this, chances are you've been exposed to bisphenol A (BPA). A key ingredient in many modern plastics, the chemical compound has been used since the 1940s in everything from baby bottles to goggles to lining for food containers. In recent years, animal studies have demonstrated links between BPA and a host of ill health effects, including breast and prostate cancer. ......read more

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