Is Microwaving Plastic Food Containers Safe? Experts Say NoLindsey Malone, dietitian and manager of nutrition, at the Ohio hospital says the materials in plastic containers can contaminate other objects when heated.
Officials Launch New Plastics Recycling ProgramSome 200 grocery and other stores across Connecticut are part of a program to recycle certain plastics-- ones that can't just be dropped into the blue, single-stream recycling bin.
Connecticut Moving To Reduce Use Of Plastic And Paper BagsConnecticut lawmakers are attempting to cut back on single-use plastic and paper bags in the coming years.
What's Best For The Environment: Do This, Not ThatWhen trying to determine what is best for the environment, there are several options we are faced with. Here are some helpful and simple pointers to lead a greener lifestyle.
Study: Chemical BPA May Raise Risk Of MiscarriageNew research suggests that high levels of BPA might raise the risk of miscarriage in women.
Half Million Dollars State Aid For Shelton ManufacturerInline Plastics Corp. in Shelton is receiving a 10-year, $500,000 loan at 2 percent from the state department of Economic and Community Development.
Legislator Renews Plastic Bag Fee Proposal
Drought Prompts Switch to Paper, Plastic at UConn Dining Halls