Friday, April 25, 2008

Your Water Bottle is Dangerous – Adventure and Environment on Steve Casimiro's NGA Blog

"Special Report: Your Water Bottle IS Dangerous

If your water bottle is made of polycarbonate plastic—and most Nalgene and Camelbak bottles sold over the last few years are—it’s probably unsafe for you to use.

Nalgene, the largest manufacturer of outdoor water bottles, announced today that it will stop selling bottles made of polycarbonate. Polycarbonate contains a manmade chemical called bisphenol A (BPA), which leaches from the plastic at levels dramatically higher than previously thought..." (text by Steve Casimiro, continue reading here)

This excerpt taken from Steve Casimiro's Blog , The Adventure Life, that includes posts on everything from travel and adventure to sustainability and environmental issues to reviews on coffee mugs. Of course, the blog features some of Steve's brilliant photography and even tips on getting great shots in the field.

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