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From the BPA Files: How Bad Are Paper Receipts For Us?

February 7, 2012 / No Comments

We've been bombarded over the past few years with news about the dangers of BPA (Bisphenol-A), a suspected toxic chemical in many plastics. Almost every plastic item these days has a label declaring it to be BPA-free and all healthy and good for the environment - as good as plastic can be, I suppose. But many of us were surprised by the ...

BPA In Cash Register Receipts: Cause For Major Green Concern?

July 28, 2010 / 1 Comment

New research done by a non profit research organization in Washington DC shows that high levels of BPA (Bisphenol-A) are found in cash register receipts. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) says their research that the cash register receipts had levels of BPA that were hundreds of times higher than amounts found in plastic water bottles, canned foods and baby bottles.