The Clean Hippie

Seeking the sustainable life in New York City

Do you want the receipt? NO!! May 6, 2010

Filed under: health,Tips — Alden @ 1:48 pm

These days, if you use a credit card it’s easy to look up your transactions later. So if you’re just buying a smoothie, why take the receipt? It just wastes paper.

Well now there’s another reason not to take a receipt.

Receipts are coated in fine powder containing BPA, that icky chemical that has been getting so much bad press lately, as well as some close scrutiny from the FDA. And since it’s in powder form, you can inhale it easily. So next time someone offers you a receipt, try to turn it down if you can. Your health and a tree will thank you!

Read more here.

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