By now you know that bisphenol A (a chemical used in making polycarbonate plastics, commonly referred to as BPA), is bad news and you’ve probably taken steps to avoid ingesting it, but do you really know how much plastic you’re still consuming? How do you know if your products are contaminated? What are the tips to reduce the risks ?
- Eat less dairy and pork
- Limit use of plastic containers and wrap
- Pay attention to recycling codes
- Throw out older plastic toys
- Avoid buying scented products
Read You’re ingesting more plastic than you think; here’s what to do about it by Lindsay Maxfield, Apr 18th, 2013.