Archive for October, 2011

New Study Says BPA May Make Girls Anxious and Hyperactive

Published: 24 October 2011
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Packaging CONCERNS, Studies/State & Federal Regulations

“USA Today” reports girls exposed to high levels of Bisphenol A (BPA) before birth may be more likely to be anxious, depressed and hyperactive at age 3, according to a study in Pediatrics. Boy’s behavior was apparently unaffected by BPA, the study says. According to study author Joe Braun, girls are about twice as likely […]


Traders Point Creamery Cottage Cheese

Published: 20 October 2011
Category: Organic Products in Glass

Traders Point Creamery Cottage Cheese is the closest consumers can get to the original recipe that was crafted in actual cottages going back hundreds of years. Made with organic milk from strictly grass-fed cows, the process is a slow and vigilant one resulting in cheese curds with a light tartness nestled in the natural […]


Chemical Makers Petition FDA To Phase Out Rules That Allow Use of BPA In Baby Bottles and Sippy Cups

Published: 12 October 2011
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Packaging CONCERNS, Studies/State & Federal Regulations

According to “USA Today,” makers of the chemical bisphenol-A (BPA) have asked federal regulators to phase out rules that allow its use in baby bottles and sippy cups, saying those products haven’t contained the plastic-hardening ingredient for two years. Consumer health groups hailed the move as a “win for moms and dads” but pressed […]


Marion County Glass Act Recycling Project Could Be Statewide Model

Published: 6 October 2011
Category: Local, Recycling, Sustainability

According to the “Marion Star,” Angie Carbetta has taken Dumpster diving to new heights. The director for Marion County Recycling and Litter Prevention recently learned that her office’s Glass Act initiative won recognition as a Friend of Glass from The Glass Packaging Institute. Using a $10,000 grant from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division […]