Vinyl Shower Curtains = Toxic Off-gassing for Weeks

Vinyl Shower Curtains = Toxic Off-gassing for Weeks

Jonathan B.
Jul 3, 2008

We've never been fans of vinyl, although we did grudgingly use vinyl windows in our house. But vinyl shower curtains? Turns out they pollute the air in your bathroom.On the other hand, maybe we were hoodwinked.

This week, we're on a hunt for the best free or low-cost e-waste recycling resources across the country. Stephanie suggests biodegradable plates for your Fourth of July picnic, and we find a great video how-to guide for novice gardeners like us.

Below the jump, we're pondering whether crockpots actually save energy... and amidst all this serious green stuff, we think it's high time for a laugh.


The Onion is jumping on the green bandwagon, and, as usual, it's good for a laugh.

And we're pondering whether our innocent little crock pot saves as much energy as we've been lead to believe...

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