Posts tagged: Polyvinyl chloride

Tips to Stay Eco-Friendly and Chic for Christmas

Sadly, in recent years, Christmas has shifted away from its (already controversial roots) into a consumerism centered holiday. So what can you do, if you want to have a green, eco-friendly celebration, but still cherish the warm Christmas spirit? Here’s what you should do: Find the Right Tree The Christmas tree is at the heart […]

Green Kids: Green Back-To-School Supplies

According to The Center for Health, Environment & Justice guide, lunch boxes, binders and even school bags can contain the toxic plastic PVC. This unique plastic is said to contain dangerous chemical additives such as lead, cadmium and phthalates, which Congress recently banned in children’s toys. The guide says even small exposures to these chemicals […]

What’s More Green: A Fake Christmas Tree or a Real Christmas Tree?

What’s More Green: A Fake Christmas Tree or a Real Christmas Tree? A fake Christmas tree can theoretically be used forever. A real Christmas tree has to be cut, bought, tossed out and replaced every year. So which one is better for the planet? According to the NY Times, the real one. Image via Wikipedia […]

Green Gift Ideas for the Holidays

It’s Easy Being Green: Green Gift Ideas for the Holidays It’s Easy Being Green: Green Gift Ideas for the Holidays. SOURCE: AP/Paul Sakuma. An Apple iPad is PVC-free, and it has arsenic-free glass, a mercury-free LED display, and an outer case of recyclable aluminum and glass. December 1, 2010 … http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/energy/index.html/index.rss Tweet