cleaning basket - vinegar and castile soap. If you have thyroid, hormonal, or fertility problems, avoid liquid soaps, as liquids require preservatives, and preservatives are strong xenoestrogens. Use 1/2 vinegar (grain, not petroleum), 1/2 distilled or purified water, and 20 drops of lemon essential oil. Good for cleaning surfaces and veggies.
Don't drink out of #7 plastic to avoid BPA. Even the smallest amount of BPA has been linked to infertility, birth defects and other reproductive issues when tested on lab mice. BPA has also been linked to asthma and other illnesses and diseases in humans.