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“Everybody is TSA Pre-Check today!”   That’s what the nasty female TSA person herding us like sheep through the Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport said, in between screaming at us to “keep moving, hurry up and stay in a single file line.”  As I shuffled forward with the rest of the sheep, I looked ahead to surmise …

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Big, but not so surprising, news:  According to a number of studies, the most common BPA-free plastics, BPS and BPF cause the same type of endocrine disrupting effects that originally sparked consumers to demand a safer alternative.  That’s right, the supposed safer alternatives to BPA, BPS and BPF caused major hormone disruption (altered levels of …

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Well, it’s that time of year again.  The holiday season brings with it warm feelings and many happy childhood memories for me.  But now seeing through my adult eyes, I am all too aware of the season’s nasty underbelly.  Forced gift-giving, excessive marketing and more disposable packaging and wrapping than I’d even like to contemplate.  …

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We at ReplaceThePlastic.com wish everyone a safe and healthy Thanksgiving weekend.  And to that end, I wanted to bring to your attention that they are doing free replays of the documentary series “The Truth About Cancer” all weekend.  This extremely comprehensive and revealing 9 part documentary has important new information for every viewer, including medical …

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Whether or not you want to reduce your plastic footprint for the sake of your own health, it’s hard to argue against reducing plastic use for the sake of the environment. We know for a fact that plastic is harming fish and birds and is increasingly polluting every body of water on the planet. And …

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Welcome aboard as we blast off towards the safe and sunny shores of plastic-freedom.  For this journey there are no plotted charts, mostly because so few people have actually attempted the feat since our world became plastic-coated and even fewer have had the rigor to completely rid their lives of plastic.  Let’s face it, in …

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Welcome

Hello and welcome to ReplaceThePlastic.com.  We’ve created this resource to encourage and assist you as you embark on the challenging task of replacing the miriad of items you use every day with healthier alternatives that don’t contain hormone disrupting, cancer-causing and enviroment-destroying  chemical compounds. Our Story As will happen to a couple of American 40-somethings, …

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Plastic World

Plastic World is a concise and eye-opening 4 minute animated video explaining the current state of our plastic-filled world.  It’s much more serious than the plastic manufacturers and their pals in the news media would like you to know.  It’s worth the short time investment to educate yourself.

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