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E. Coli With Your Bottled Water? Recall Affects 14 Brands

Bad news for bottled-water drinkers, good news for the planet. Americans buy some 29 billion water bottles a year, only one in six of those is recycled; it takes 17 million barrels of crude oil to …

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Ozonated, Mineral & Distilled: Decoding Water Bottle Labels

Water, water everywhere We all need water to survive, but is there one type that's better than another? Filtered tap water is the best choice to avoid more plastic waste. (According to Ban the Bott…

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Drilling for Water in Drought-Stricken California?

Does bottled water ever make sense? There's a time and a place for bottled water. In my green diva opinion, I think it's great in emergencies like earthquakes, hurricanes and other disasters that s…

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This Food Has 180 Times the Fluoride of Drinking Water

Photo Courtesy Of:† iStockphoto/Thinkstock Jeff Green has been an activist in the movement to eliminate toxic fluoride from your water supply for the past 15 years. With more than 60 percent of U.…

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Is Bottled Water Bad for Your Health?

Photo Courtesy of:†iStockphoto/Thinkstock The next time someone offers you a bottle of water, take a stand and say something clever like, ďNo thank you, I donít believe in it.Ē This simple move wi…

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Reasons to Stop Drinking Bottled Water

When you pay up to 1,900 times more for something, you expect it to be worth it, but when it comes to bottled water most of the benefits are pure fantasy. What's worse most bottled water companies…

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Boxed Water: Better?

The next disposable alternative to bottled water has hit our shelves in the form of boxed water. As of this writing, I have found three companies manufacturing and selling boxed water, and the questio…

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7 Best Ways to Avoid Toxic BPA

BPA or bisphenol-A is a dangerous chemical linked to health concerns from digestive problems to issues with brain development. It's recently been found in 91 percent of Canadians and is present in ar…

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Why Tap Water is Best

Consumers are wasting billions of dollars a year on billions of gallons of bottled water in large part because advertising spin has led them to believe that water in a bottle is safer or better than t…

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Get Off the Bottle and on the Filter

Last year Americans spent 15 billion dollars on bottled water and the sales estimate for 2007 is 16 billion dollars. One can argue that itís money down the drain because the truth has been watered dow…

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