Some of us at Unplastic are old enough to remember photos of Kate Moss in the ’90s clutching a bottle of Evian. What was made cool by supermodels quickly became ubiquitous, with the consumption of bottled water doubling in the last 15 years. 264 more words
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In the present dominant model of book publishing, a book is regarded as a single-use commodity that belong to the person who purchases it, to do with whatever one wishes, which includes leaving it languishing unread on the shelves of one’s bookcase, or in a storage box for lack of space. 3,122 more words
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Once a single-serve plastic water bottle is consumed it does not just disappear when it is tossed into a garbage can.
Of the 80 million single-serve bottles of water consumed daily, 30 million end up in landfills. 238 more words