[plt-scheme] Off Topic: PLT Water Bottle

From: Grant Rettke (grettke at acm.org)
Date: Sun Dec 20 22:32:28 EST 2009

On Sun, Dec 20, 2009 at 12:35 PM, Neil Van Dyke <neil at neilvandyke.org> wrote:
> Grant Rettke wrote at 12/20/2009 01:03 PM:
>> For 2010 I was thinking of switching from a glass water bottle to a metal
>> one (smaller, no shattering, more convenient),
> So long as we're off-topic... if you're going to do a metal bottle, get a
> high-quality stainless-steel one.  Even the Sigg aluminum ones until quite
> recently had BPA in the lining, and you totally don't want to go near a
> lowest-bidder aluminum bottle used for screen-printed promotional items
> (even if any lining stays intact to protect you from suspected increased
> Alzheimer's risk from the aluminum, the lining is not unlikely to contain
> BPA or other nasties).  No sense in wiping out precious Schemers.

Neil, thanks; just read about the BPA controversy surrounding SIGG.
Seemingly their new liner is BPA (and other nasties) free. To your
point, 304 Grade Stainless Steel bottles seem interesting too.

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