The plastic water bottle market in the United States is worth billions of dollars annually. Plastic water bottles can be purchased just about everywhere and they are quite convenient, but there are many problems associated with them. In fact, when you become aware of the problems and how many there are, you may never buy […]
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Surface water — like lakes, rivers, and reservoirs — is one major source of our drinking water. Groundwater is another. The surface water comes from precipitation, like rain and melting snow and ice. Surface water moves over land to collect in lower areas, so it can contain chemicals it absorbs along the way. Some cities, like Los Angeles and […]
Have you given any thought to how employee dehydration might be affecting your workplace? If not, you definitely wouldn’t be alone.
Skip the bottle and all plastic entirely. Here’s the solution for your home or office. Quench, a company that serves half the Fortune 500, creates bottleless water coolers.
If you are anything like me, then you are sick of paying loads of money for bottled water. Not only are you paying big bucks for it, the bottles themselves are not good for your or the environment. Plastic contains tons of toxins which can seep into your water, making it really unhealthy to drink. On top of that, plastic also takes up a lot of space in landfills and never goes away. Why damage yourself, the environment, and your pocketbook? Try one of these four alternatives to bottled water today:
U.S. bottled water sales in 2011 broke the record for sales in 2007, the previous record-holder. In 2011, 9.1 billion gallons of bottled water were sold in the U.S., topping the 8.8billion gallons sold in 2007.
The bottled water industry is fighting back with a campaign on college campuses. With recent bottled water bans in cities, national parks, and schools, the industry seems to be feeling the pressure.
Grand Canyon National Park is enacting a bottled water ban. Sales of bottled water within the park will cease in the next thirty days.
What is the real cost of flying? Between the plastic baggies, plastic travel size bottles of sundries, and bottled water (more plastic, which often ends up in the oceans and on our beaches), how much is this costing us as individuals?
When the National Park Service (NPS) decided to ban the sale of bottled water at concessions in the Grand Canyon, it was hailed as a smart way to reduce solid waste in the park. But according to a string of recently released emails, the plan was put on hold after Coca-Cola and other beverage industry representatives asked to be included in the discussions.
In a ruling last week, European Union (EU) officials announced that there is no proof that water prevents dehydration.
If you’re a regular reader here, you know that we are not fans of bottled water. This infographic sums up several the major issues with bottled water, and we’ve got some tips to help you kick the bottle!