The Truth About Bottled Water

You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video The craze of bottled water is a national obsession but tap water is usually safer for you, and often better tasting too. Using a hidden camera, Penn & Teller will take a look at the obsession. [ zip viagra | what is better […]

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Twenty-First Century Waterfall

You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video This webpage describes an animation that we made to raise awareness about the surprisingly poor recycling rates of plastic water bottles. Since its recent popularization, bottled water (in all its flavors) has become one of the most consumed, yet least recycled beverages. For […]

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The Hidden Dangers of Plastics

The San Francisco Chronicle We’ve all heard that drinking more water is better for our health, but the plastic bottles we drink from may contain dangerous toxins. Some scientists believe plastics can emit chemicals that are hazardous to the body. Jane Kay, an environment reporter for The San Francisco Chronicle, explains. click here for audio […]

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Plastic Bottles Pile up as Mountains of Waste

MSNBC The biggest growth in bottled beverages isn’t beer or soft drinks or juices. It’s tasteless, colorless and sugarless water. And while that can mean fewer cavities and slimmer waistlines, it irritates Patricia Franklin to no end. The director of a nonprofit group that promotes recycling, she spends her workday thinking about the bottles, cans […]

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Bottle Water Creating Trash Nightmare

NPR NPR’s Scott Horsley reports that thirsty consumers who used to reach for a can of soda are increasingly reaching for plastic bottles of water instead. That may be good for the body, but it’s bad for the environment. In California, where landfills are filling with plastic bottles, conservation officials have started a recycling campaign. […]

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