BPA in People’s Bodies is Much Higher than Thought, Steer Clear of Food Products in Plastic Containers

BPA in People’s Bodies is Much Higher than Thought, Steer Clear of Food Products in Plastic Containers

Levels of the widely used chemical bisphenol A (BPA) in people’s bodies are much higher than thought, according to scientists who say they’ve created a more accurate way to measure them. BPA is used in many plastic products, including food and drink containers, and animal studies have shown that it can interfere with hormones. Exposure […]

Eco-Products Increases Recycled Plastic Use

Eco-Products Increases Recycled Plastic Use

Eco-Products® announced today that it is increasing its use of post-consumer recycled plastic and has become an “APR Recycling Demand Champion.” The designation is part of a campaign — launched by the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) in 2017 – to expand market demand for recycled resins and improve recycling in North America. Without companies committing to […]

Organizations Helping End Plastic Pollution

Organizations Helping End Plastic Pollution

Joining the growing list of corporations throwing influence and support behind the demand for real environmental changes, Footprint sponsors The Oceans Project and Ocean Heroes Bootcamp, co-founded by Captain Planet Foundation, Lonely Whale, and Point Break Foundation, as they plan events and awareness for World Oceans Day. Troy Swope, founder and CEO of Footprint, says increasing the […]

Getting Grounded, Go Barefoot

Getting Grounded, Go Barefoot

Getting Grounded, Go Barefoot Many of us spend most of our waking hours wearing shoes with rubber or plastic soles. These materials are very effective insulators that disconnect us from the Earth’s natural electron flow. Walking barefoot is one of the easiest and best ways to get and stay grounded. Leather-soled shoes also let’s us […]