Bottled Water And Why You Should Quit

Last week I saw a provocative ad created for Brita+Nalgenes’ Filter For Good campaign, accompanied by the first commercial I’ve seen that shows a bottle of water for what it is. An energy inefficient, toxic commodity that we use once and throw “out”, where it languishes for 1,000 years. Now, I don’t buy bottled water […]

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My Recycling Bin Is A Temptress

A couple weeks ago my aunt handed me this postcard. She thought I’d appreciate it given my obsession with lecturing the family, and ‘going negative’ at events like kid’s birthday parties when living rooms become seas of clam shell packaging.   It’s a newish compulsion, but I every time I see one of my adorable nieces […]

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Paper or Plastic? Neither.

Americans discard over 380 billion plastic grocery bags each year, choking landfills and endangering animals. Why use something for 10 minutes that will sit in a landfill for 1000 years? You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video [ generic viagra online | viagra selling points in pakistan | buy online […]

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High Energy Plastic Recycling with Bob Lillienfeld

Don’t waste energy. Tips on what, why and how to recycle plastics. Bet you are missing some in your home!!! Watch and find out now. You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video [ how to get cialis in canada | map | online cheap viagra | viagra ingredients | double […]

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The Tough Problem of Plastics

BBC News Just 7% of the two million tonnes of plastics waste created each year in the UK is recycled, experts estimate. About a quarter of all household plastic bottles are now recycled Because of the variety of plastic types and the cost of recycling them, many councils have been slow to introduce comprehensive plastics […]

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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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