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Letter grading companies that provide BPA-free packaging

Julio Alberto Cruz

October 28, 2010

About a week ago, a report came out that letter grades have been issued to companies that offer or don’t offer BPA-free packaging in foods and beverages. The investor report is intended to evaluate the performance of companies by addressing the problem of BPA in packaging, which is put together b...

Go plastic-free to save the earth

Julio Alberto Cruz

June 7, 2010

It takes 1.5 million barrels of oil – enough to fuel 100,000 cars for a year – to make plastic bottles and an estimated 38 billion water bottles end up in landfills each year, taking an average of 700 years before they begin decomposing, according to Earth Policy Institute. If your plastic bottle has a number 1, 3 or 7 inside the recycl...

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