Posts Tagged ‘packaging’

Peruvians Create New Line of Eco-Friendly Plates, Packaging Made Entirely Out of Banana Leaves

(TMU) — Across the world people rely on dinnerware, plates, and packaging made from plastic and styrofoam. These products made from petroleum derivatives are not only filled with carcinogenic elements but also can take around 500 years to dispose of. As a result, our preference for convenience has turned into a massive crisis of fossil […]

IKEA Plans To Switch From Styrofoam Packaging To A Mushroom-Based Alternative

The Facts: Nearly two decades ago, Gary Mckinnon of the UK accesses nearly 100 NASA and Department of Defence, including the US Air Force Space command. He faced extradition for 10 years after finding a picture of a UFO and a list of “non terrestrial officers.” Reflect On: How sheltered are we from certain information? […]

Trader Joe’s Got Rid of Plastic Packaging And Produce Prices Fell By Up To 25%

John Vibes, Truth Theory Waking Times Trader Joe’s was one of the first chain grocery stores to begin selling organic food, but their products have not necessarily been eco-friendly. A vast amount of the produce that can be found at Trader Joe’s is needlessly covered in plastic, but that is about to change soon. The […]

“Tylenol Terror” Led to Monster Packaging

www.pinterest.com Health Editor’s Note: If you were around in 1982 you will remember the killing of people with tainted Tylenol. People also got very ill from taking the tainted over the counter medication. There were also copycat alterations of Tylenol that continued and spread fear.  This filled the news and made us rethink whether we […]

Going green: Plastic is out, banana leaves are in for supermarket food packaging in Thailand and Vietnam

(Natural News) Many countries around the globe are making an effort to reduce their plastic waste to save wildlife – and humans – from its detrimental effects. In fact, Thailand and Vietnam are just some countries that are taking a page (or a leaf for this one) from Mother Nature’s playbook to […]

Recycling Is Not Enough. Zero-Packaging Stores Show We Can Kick Our Plastic Addiction

Recycling Is Not Enough. Zero-Packaging Stores Show We Can Kick Our Plastic Addiction Above Photo: From Nationofchange.org Zero-packaging stores show, in their own small way, a viable and healthier alternative to the current system. Both for ourselves, local economies and the planet. Wrapped, sealed, boxed, cling-filmed and vacuum packed. We have become used to consumables […]

Early snow damages apple harvest, packaging in Kashmir – Locals say heaviest snowfall for 40 years (UPDATE)

     In Central Kashmir, Budgam fruit growers have been complaining of losses to both produce as well as to the apple plants. The early snowfall in Kashmir has wreaked havoc on orchards in Valley as around 20 to 30 percent of the apple harvest is yet to be plucked from plants or is lying in […]

Early snow damages apple harvest, packaging in Kashmir

     In Central Kashmir, Budgam fruit growers have been complaining of losses to both produce as well as to the apple plants. The early snowfall in Kashmir has wreaked havoc on orchards in Valley as around 20 to 30 percent of the apple harvest is yet to be plucked from plants or is lying in […]

EU wants device packaging to indicate reparability, durability

The European Parliament has been discussing how to encourage device makers to make their products more durable and easier to repair. Yesterday some recommendations were published which, if enforced, could see devices created with longer useful lifespan. Furthermore, planned obsolescence for physical goods, and software, looks like it is being tackled head-on as it will […]

Ancient Irish Musical History Found in Modern India

“Archaeology is usually silent. I was astonished to find what I thought to be dead soundscapes alive and living in Kerala today,” said the ANU College of Asia-Pacific student. “The musical traditions of south India, with horns such as the kompu, are a great insight into musical cultures in Europe’s prehistory. “And, because Indian instruments […]

Chemical preservative in baby wipes found to cause eczema-like rashes

(NaturalNews) The mainstream media is reporting that an adverse reaction to a chemical preservative chemical called methylisothiazolinone (MI) in baby wipes is causing a horrific rash due to an “allergic” reaction. MI is used exclusively to extend shelf life and has no other purpose. Experts have been raising the alarm on dangerous MI […]

America’s junk food diet could lead to fatal heart attacks in majority of children, suggests vegetarian doctor

(NaturalNews) Dr. Charles R. Attwood, a board certified pediatrician and Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, has spent 35 years teaching the world about the impacts of nutrition and fitness. His involvement in national health and nutrition policy is the reason the 1996 U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans acknowledged for the first […]

The Surprising History Of The Baskin Robbins Empire: Walking Away From Billions

Walking Away from Billions – How a man walked away from an empire, inadvertently saved his father in the process, and is now changing the world.  This is not a fairy tale, or superhero story. This is a true story about the Robbins Family. But before we get into that, here’s a quick question for you: What do […]

Mobile phones cook men’s sperm, causing drastic sperm reductions in nearly half of those tested

(NaturalNews) A new scientific study has revealed yet another health hazard associated with mobile phones: A drastic reduction in viable sperm cells was found in nearly half of men tested who carry their phones in their pants pockets or near their testicles. The study, which was conducted by a team of specialists at […]

delay in tobacco plain packaging law

HEALTH Minister Nicola Roxon has been embarrassed by delays to her tobacco plain packaging legislation caused by a government attempt to bring on the carbon tax debate in the Senate earlier. Ms Roxon issued a strongly worded media release mid-afternoon yesterday lashing opposition senators for their “delaying tactics”, saying they had “played into the hands […]

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