15 Jan '12, 1pm

Taking a Bite Out of Plastic Use with Preserve

Taking a Bite Out of Plastic Use with Preserve

Nature of Business radio, created and hosted by Chrissy Coughlin, is a weekly show on business and environment. When it comes to plastic, to love it or to hate it is always the question. Indeed, there is a certain level of fear and loathing we have toward the stuff, when we hear, for example, about BPA leaching out of baby bottles into babies. But you have to admit, we kind of love -- and definitely rely upon -- the utility and convenience of the stuff whether in the form of a Ziploc bag, Nalgene bottle, credit card … you get the picture. Plastic is everywhere. One way to push back on plastic use is to ban it, as Whole Foods did with its ban on single use plastic bags. Eric Hudson, Founder and President of Preserve had an entirely different idea. He decided to make household goods out of reused #5 plastic (polypropylene and one of the most benign out there). Eric and I had...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/01/15/taking-bite-out-p...

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