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Meme of the Week

Article of the Week

We're Breaking Up With Forever Chemicals

Dear Forever Chemicals:

We thought we’d be together forever, but it turns out that all things must come to an end eventually. We just can’t put up with your toxicity anymore. It’s not us, it’s you.


The World

ICYMI because you were too busy waiting for the Love is Blind live reunion, Canadian researchers have developed a way to filter forever chemicals out of water and potentially destroy them all together.

When you ask a PFA how long they think they’ll stick around:

Think again, forever chemicals. Polyfluoroalkyl and perfluoroalkyl substances (or PFAs) are used to produce nonstick cookware, flame retardant, moisture-repellent fabrics, cosmetics, and other consumer goods.

They got the nickname “forever chemicals” because they literally stick around forever, and it’s hard to completely remove them from water sources. Which is a big bummer because they’ve been linked to thyroid problems, infertility, and multiple types of cancer.

These bad boys have been banned in several states and companies say they're phasing them out, but the damage has already been done to water supplies. Luckily, we’re finally taking our power back and unsubscribing from this toxic situationship.  

This new filter, which a grown adult scientist described as, “like a Brita but 1000 times better,” (competitive, much?) could be the solution we need. Time will tell how well it works, but if it were up to us, we’d be like:

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