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26

Jan

5 reasons not to drink bottled waterIt’s expensive, wasteful and — contrary to popular belief — not any healthier for you than tap water.

5 reasons not to drink bottled water
It’s expensive, wasteful and — contrary to popular belief — not any healthier for you than tap water.

29

Nov

Home2O: Trashed bottled water transformed into disaster relief roofingAcknowledging that ‘any place that people will receive emergency water, they will be in need of shelter too,’ a student team unveils a prototype shelter constructed from one item that’s in anything but short supply at disaster relief sites: empty plastic water bottles.

Home2O: Trashed bottled water transformed into disaster relief roofing
Acknowledging that ‘any place that people will receive emergency water, they will be in need of shelter too,’ a student team unveils a prototype shelter constructed from one item that’s in anything but short supply at disaster relief sites: empty plastic water bottles.

15

Nov

Check this out before you reach for that bottled water. And fill up from the tap instead.

06

Sep

5 reasons not to drink bottled waterIt’s expensive, wasteful and — contrary to popular belief — not any healthier for you than tap water.

5 reasons not to drink bottled water
It’s expensive, wasteful and — contrary to popular belief — not any healthier for you than tap water.

12

Jul

Atlanta airport gets water bottle filling stationsHartsfield-Jackson International Airport, the world’s busiest airport, will install 52 touchless filling stations with antimicrobial surfaces.

Atlanta airport gets water bottle filling stations
Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, the world’s busiest airport, will install 52 touchless filling stations with antimicrobial surfaces.

04

Jun

laurajmoss:

That about sums it up.

laurajmoss:

That about sums it up.

20

Feb

laurajmoss:

Despite efforts to educate the public on how good our water supply is, bottled water sales inch up 1 percent to 2 percent a year. We think that’s naive.
Learn more about plastic pollution at 5 Gyres.

laurajmoss:

Despite efforts to educate the public on how good our water supply is, bottled water sales inch up 1 percent to 2 percent a year. We think that’s naive.

Learn more about plastic pollution at 5 Gyres.

08

Jan


 With new bylaw, Concord opens the floodgates for bottled water bans 



Concord, Mass., a town that’s no stranger to progressive, eco-minded thinking, officially becomes one of the first municipalities in the U.S. to outlaw the sale of standard-sized, single-use bottled water.
Concord, Mass., a town that’s no stranger to progressive, eco-minded thinking, officially becomes one of the first municipalities in the U.S. to outlaw the sale of standard-sized, single-use bottled water.

02

May

999Bottles: A canteen with a conscienceIn an effort to make the positive impact of avoiding single-use water bottles less abstract, a Seattle-based firm creates a reusable water bottle prototype with an integrated number dial and corresponding iPhone app.

999Bottles: A canteen with a conscience
In an effort to make the positive impact of avoiding single-use water bottles less abstract, a Seattle-based firm creates a reusable water bottle prototype with an integrated number dial and corresponding iPhone app.

13

Mar

College campuses ban bottled waterMore than 90 colleges and universities have banned or restricted the sale of bottled water on campus.

College campuses ban bottled water
More than 90 colleges and universities have banned or restricted the sale of bottled water on campus.