• pharmashead
    20 2014 October

    Pharmaceutical Bottles Banned in India

    The Union health ministry has banned the use of plastic bottle containers in pharmaceutical industry. According to the recent notification by the health ministry, no manufacturer shall use the polyethylene terephthalate (PET) or plastic containers in liquid oral formulations for primary packaging of drug formulations...

  • drinkable book
    13 2014 October

    A Book That Can Purify Contaminated Drink Water

    A paper that purifies drinking water, you say? Chemist Theresa Dankovich, Ph.D., invented the paper filters, and in collaboration with WATERisLIFE, hopes to distribute them to their primary sites in Ghana, Kenya, India, and Haiti. The paper reduces 99.9% of water’s bacteria count, using microscopic silver particles that...

  • CA drought
    07 2014 October

    Water Refill Stations Help Students Stay Hydrated During San Diego Drought

    As last week’s high-pressure system pushed San Diego County into record high temperatures, residents were advised to stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water. Yet liquid resources are running low in California: The entire state is experiencing an unprecedented drought. Though the heat will eventually...

  • Plastic-Bag-Ban
    01 2014 October

    BREAKING: California Becomes First State to Ban Plastic Bags

    Governor Edmund Brown on Tuesday signed into law a bill that bans plastic shopping bags, making California the first U.S. state to officially prohibit stores from handing them out for free. “This bill is a step in the right direction — it reduces the torrent...

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Pharmaceutical Bottles Banned in India

October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Union health ministry has banned the use of plastic bottle containers in pharmaceutical industry. According to the recent notification by the health ministry, no manufacturer shall use the polyethylene terephthalate (PET) or plastic containers...

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drinkable book

A Book That Can Purify Contaminated Drink Water

October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

A paper that purifies drinking water, you say? Chemist Theresa Dankovich, Ph.D., invented the paper filters, and in collaboration with WATERisLIFE, hopes to distribute them to their primary sites in Ghana, Kenya, India, and Haiti. The paper...

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As last week’s high-pressure system pushed San Diego County into record high temperatures, residents were advised to stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water. Yet liquid resources are running low in California: The entire state...

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Governor Edmund Brown on Tuesday signed into law a bill that bans plastic shopping bags, making California the first U.S. state to officially prohibit stores from handing them out for free. “This bill is a...

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Like many women, Ahlem Gamri was always sipping bottled water in an effort to drink the recommended eight glasses a day. As a consultant in the oil and gas industry, who travels around the world,...

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PITTSBURGH - Bye, bye, plastic bottles. When Sewickley Academy students arrived to school this week, some likely noticed water bottle refilling stations. In an effort to phase out plastic bottles across campus, the private Edgeworth school...

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Green Mountain College Makes a Stand!

September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Green Mountain College is one of the latest colleges in the U.S.  to adopt a bottled water ban across campus and we were able to speak with one of the head persons. Aaron Witham, Director...

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5 Reusable Bottles You Must Check Out

August 29, 2014 | 1 Comments

There are unlimited options of reusable bottles available to fit all types of lifestyles; everything from collapsible bottles to flat, paper-shaped bottles to fit perfectly your homework binder to customized bottles with your name on them....

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Help Reduce Bottled Water Waste!

Americans send about 38 billion water bottles a year to landfills.1 Considering the 1.5 million barrels of oil needed to make those bottles, the environmental impact of plastic bottle waste is truly staggering.2

That's why we created Ban the Bottle. We advocate a simple commitment to reduce your personal waste by giving up bottled water, even if it's just a few days each week. Together, filtered water and a reusable bottle are an ideal solution for going green at home and on the go. It's an easy change that can make a big difference.

1 Fishman, Charles. "Message in a Bottle." Fast Company Magazine July 2007: 110.
2 Arnold, Emily, and Janet Larsen. "Bottled Water: Pouring Resources Down the Drain." Earth Policy Institute. 2 Feb. 2006. 28 June 2007.