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READ: 10 Ways to Have an Eco-Friendly Picnic #healthychild

READ: 10 Ways to Have an Eco-Friendly Picnic #healthychild

Buy reusable utensils, tablecloths, coldpacks, thermoses, insulated bags, packs, plastic containers, cloth napkins, dish towels, etc. Yard sales are excellent sources of great used reusable equipment for picnics. In the United States, reusable plastic containers are made of the plastic that has a symbol #5 PP (polypropylene) on the bottom. According to research by The Green Guide Institute, there is no known harm to health from #5 plastic, whereas other kinds of plastic in some other forms of wrapping can leach harmful chemicals into the food. If you must buy disposables, buy those made of recycled paper.

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/eco-friendly-picnics.html#

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