Activists: Most Trash Picked from Mexican Beach is from Elsewhere

By Ken Ellingwood, LA Times

REPORTING FROM MEXICO CITY -- A recent cleanup of trash on a scenic Mexican beach seemed to confirm what many there thought: Most of the plastic garbage comes from outside Mexico.

An Exquisite Mexico Beach, Cursed By Plastic

By Ken Ellingwood, the LA Times


Mexico Ignores Warnings About Bisphenol A

By Emilio Godoy, Eurasia Review

BPA is an organic compound in polycarbonate plastics used to produce baby bottles, water bottles, can linings, sports equipment, dental sealants and kitchen appliances. It has been shown to leach into canned or bottled food or beverages... Read More.

Mexico Ignores Warnings about Bisphenol A

By Emilio Godoy

MEXICO CITY, Dec 20, 2011 (Tierramérica) - Bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical found in strong plastics, is banned in baby bottles in Canada and the European Union. But Mexico has made no move to outlaw it from plastic bottles or the lining ... Read More.

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