Posts Tagged ‘ Plastic ’

Backyard plastic bubble in Surrey is Canada’s first biodome

April 2, 2015

The 3,000-square-foot plastic bubble in Tom Colclough’s Surrey yard is packed with 6,000 strawberry plants that require no soil and use one-tenth the water of conventional farming. Canada’s first agricultural “biodome” is made from air-tight layers of ethylene tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE), a plastic film that weighs 99-per-cent less than glass and naturally disperses light within the [...]

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Review: Plastic Lanois band bares its soul in Vancouver

March 5, 2015

The Commodore Ballroom was transformed into a space-bound pod Wednesday night, as legendary producer Daniel Lanois brought his experimental album Flesh and Machine to the Vancouver stage. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Loblaws recalls bran flakes cereal after plastic contamination

February 26, 2015
Loblaws recalls bran flakes cereal after plastic contamination

Loblaws is recalling President’s Choice Blue Menu brand Bran Flakes cereal because of “possible plastic contamination.” CBC | British Columbia News

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Scientists raise alarm over plastic waste in oceans

February 13, 2015

Researchers estimates 9.1 million metric tonnes of plastic will make its way into the water this year The Globe and Mail – British Columbia

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Safety of BPA-free plastic cups challenged in group’s new study

June 19, 2014
Safety of BPA-free plastic cups challenged in group’s new study

Plastic cups that claim to be free of bisphenol A (BPA) may still contain chemicals that mimic estrogen in the body. CBC | British Columbia News

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