Wednesday, December 14, 2005

GOOD NEWS: Major Corporations Phase Out PVC

Green Media Toolshed is reporting that Microsoft, HP, Kaiser Permanente, Toyota, Honda have made commitments to phase out PVC in consumer packaging and products Great, now that everyone in the US has it in their house and gets their drinking water through pipes made from this shit...

... This is significant for residents of Michigan, which ranks sixth nationally in the amount of landfilled PVC waste, approximately 96,241 tons every year. Hazardous chemicals are used and released in this commonly used material, the second highest selling plastic in the world. Studies show links between chemicals created and used during the PVC lifecycle and cancer, reproductive and immune system damage, and asthma.

Read more at Green Media Toolshed

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