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You Can Now Eat Your Water Bottle for the Planet

Plastic water bottle waste is certainly a pressing environmental issue, even with people using reusable bottles. A team of inventors from London think they may have a solution to that problem. Know…

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Why One Touch Water is Better Than Tap

By Lacy Hansen for Diets in Review One of the best things you can do for your health is drinking plenty of water. In many cities, this is difficult as the water from many taps isn't desirable to mo…

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Which Reusable Water Bottle Is Best?

"I do believe that there will be a time when we look back and say, ‘Oh yeah, that was the plastic age. Look what we did to ourselves.' And to be honest, I think the plastic footprint is a greater risk…

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Biodegradable Water Bottles for U.S. Ritz-Carlton Hotels

Each year the Ritz-Carlton hotels use millions of 16 oz. plastic water bottles. Now they are replacing the plastic ones with biodegradable, plant-based versions. Reportedly the company manufacturing t…

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P is for Plastic Bottles

Nearly 90% of plastic water bottles are not recycled, instead taking thousands of years to decompose. Buy a reusable container and fill it with tap water, a great choice for the environment, your wall…

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And A Little Town Shall Lead Them: Bundadoon Bans The Bottle

Did you hear the news? Finally, a government led by the people has stood up and said "no" to plastic water bottles and the environmental degradation they cause. And may I say, it's about time. Th…

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What Plastics Do to Your Body

News of possible health threats associated with plastic bothered Jeanne Haegele of Chicago so much that she has quit using plastic. The 28-year-old marketing coordinator chronicles her efforts online …

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Enough With the Plastic Water Bottles Already

Before I start in on how bad plastic water bottles are let me throw something out there. The folks that this article is intended for are those who already have access to clean drinking water. While …

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Easy Greening: Water Bottles

It is estimated that Americans will drink more than 30 billion single-serving bottles of water this year. Since these bottles are non-returnable, two million tons worth of that everlasting plastic wil…

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