Grains of Salty Truth

  • A Health Reason to Ditch Single-Use Cups

    While awareness is increasing around the harm that single-use cups can wreak on the environment, a new study reveals that disposable plastic products could also present hazards to human health.
  • IBM Develops Cloud Platform to Track and Analyze Plastic Pollution

    The Alliance to End Plastic Waste has partnered with IBM on a technological initiative to track and eliminate plastic waste. As a new and more environmentally minded administration takes office, it is encouraging that technology companies in the private sector are also marshaling their capabilities to address this persistent and pernicious problem. As with most endeavors, the follow through matters.
  • Bisphenol X – Know What You Are Consuming

    Regrettable substitutions for Bisphenol A (BPA) leave consumers of certain plastic products with only bad options. Public health departments recommend using glass, porcelain, or stainless-steel containers, particularly for hot food or drinks.