What the &%^#@!!
Was Sigg Thinking?

I hate plastic. I really, really hate plastic. Before having kids, most of my plastic use involved garbage bags, water bottles and lunch containers. Despite my better sense, though, I’ve Continue Reading →

Why I Bought Obscenely
Expensive Water Bottles

I hate plastic. I really, really hate plastic. Before having kids, most of my plastic use involved garbage bags, water bottles and lunch containers. Despite my better sense, though, I’ve Continue Reading →

Why I Bought Obscenely
Expensive Water Bottles

I hate plastic. I really, really hate plastic. Before having kids, most of my plastic use involved garbage bags, water bottles and lunch containers. Despite my better sense, though, I’ve Continue Reading →

Recalls – Consumers Union on Lead III
Should Toys Be Discarded? Do Other
Products Pose Danger to Children?

This is Part III of a three-part series on lead in toys. Below are Consumers Union’s answers to my questions that I suspect are on the minds of many parents. Continue Reading →

Recalls – Consumers Union on Lead III
Should Toys Be Discarded? Do Other
Products Pose Danger to Children?

This is Part III of a three-part series on lead in toys. Below are Consumers Union’s answers to my questions that I suspect are on the minds of many parents. Continue Reading →

Some Parents Are Removing
Plastics From Their Lives

A few years ago, I was in Oslo, Norway, for a work-related conference. One of the freebies handed out was an aluminum water bottle. As someone not particularly found of Continue Reading →

Human Nature, Water Bottles
Are Deadly Brew for Oceans

When I was a kid, we used to take returnable bottles, which were made of thick, heavy glass, back to the store for the deposit. Those that didn’t have deposit Continue Reading →