Plastic Particles Found In Bottled Water, Study FindsA study examining 11 brands of bottled water sold around the world has found that nearly every sample tested was contaminated by plastic particles.
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.
Plastic Bag Ban Reintroduced At Baltimore City Council MeetingThe so-called plastic bag ban is back on the table in Baltimore City. The measure was reintroduced after it was vetoed by the mayor late last year.
Montgomery County Considering Styrofoam BanLawmakers in Montgomery County are proposing legislation that would ban the use of plastic foam food containers.
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.
Wegmans Recalls Pumpkin Rolls Because Of PlasticWegmans is recalling a batch of pumpkin rolls because the baked goods may contain pieces of clear plastic from the packaging.
Company Recalls Soup Sold At Wegmans, Including Md. LocationA Fall River, Mass., manufacturer is recalling about 4,000 pounds of soup products after consumers found bits of plastic in the soups.
Metro Urging Travelers To Use Plastic FarecardsMetro is encouraging customers to switch from using paper farecards to plastic ones.
Easton Recycling Program To Begin July 1Easton's curbside recycling program is set to begin July 1.
Prince George's Could Add 5-Cent Bag TaxPrince George's County could be the next jurisdiction in line in the Washington area to add a disposable bag tax.
Montgomery County Readies For 5-Cent Bag FeeMontgomery County is getting ready to implement a 5-cent bag tax modeled after the one that took effect in the nation's capital in January 2010.