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What bottled water costs the environment -- and your health

Bottled water is the world’s best-selling drink, and Americans are its most loyal customer. You pay hundreds or even thousands of times more for the prepackaged water than you would if you got it from the tap. 403 more words


The eco guide to bottled water

In 2012 the University of Vermont bravely banned bottled water on campus. It backfired – the number of plastic bottles rose by 6% as students went for soft drinks and juices, increasing their plastic consumption. 248 more words


Bottled water quality in North India

Sharma B, Kaur S. Microbial evaluation of bottled water marketed in North India. Indian journal of public health. 2015 Oct-Dec;59(4):299-301. doi: 10.4103/0019-557X.169660.

Drinking unsafe and unhygienic water can cause waterborne diseases such as diarrhea and typhoid. 137 more words

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COP21 Is Coming. What Will World Leaders Talk About?

I am scheduled to attend COP21 in Paris in 2 weeks with the World Council of Churches and Sojourners.

Here is my latest for Sojourner’s blog, “COP21 Is Coming. 685 more words


Diet Soda Sales Dropping in the U.S. as Energy Drinks Sales Soar

Sales of diet sodas are still flagging in the US, with unit sales down 8% in October compared to the year before, but energy drink sales continue to grow, … 94 more words

Buy a thermos, save the earth!

What could be wrong with all the cool stuff we big-brained humans make?


Example 1. The plastic water bottle.

Manufactured from non-renewable petrochemicals it is designed for the one-time delivery of 16.9 ounces of potable water. 527 more words

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Plastic Safety Codes

If you’ve been concerned, here is a handy chart that identifies the good, bad, and OK plastics and where they are found. Find out here: 347 more words

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