Lets change one simple habit towards a lesser toxic life: step by step, month by month for the better.
The challenge this month: stop using disposable bottles!
Plastic bottles contain chemicals that may seep into the water, especially in the heat. They pollute unnecessarily, they are expensive. The environment will thank you.
Get a glass bottle, or some other great container!
Did you know? We should avoid Number 3 plastics which contain V (Vinyl) or PVC. Found in: cooking oil bottles or clear food packaging. Or Plastic 6 with PS (polystyrene). Found in: disposable plates and cups, meat trays, egg cartons, carry-out containers. Or Number 7 plastics with miscellaneous toxins. Found in: baby bottles, three- and five-gallon water bottles, certain food containers.
Source: earlyyears.org.au: Playing_with_Plastics_Playing_it_Safe.pdf
An example of a bottle you can buy:
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