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Challenge of the month: stop using disposable bottles

ecogal Challenge of the Month

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 bottlePlastic 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

See also: National Geographic: Plastic Breaks Down in Ocean, After All — And Fast

Enviro Glass Bottle

Enviro Glass Bottle

An example of a bottle you can buy:

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