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Bonnaroo Says Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and REFUSE

February 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Music festivals often make headlines for the amount of garbage they generate, but Bonnaroo — an annual four-day festival held on a farm in Manchester, Tennessee — is making strides to change that wasteful image....

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It Surrounds Us, Can You Avoid It?

December 30, 2014 | 1 Comments

Plastic has taken over our world. Take a look around you. That water bottle, Starbucks coffee cup, your Walmart lunch bag is all plastic that eventually gets thrown away and becomes plastic waste in our...

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Express Gratitude for Having Safe Water

December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

This morning — and every morning — as I stand at my kitchen sink to fill the coffee pot, or to brush my teeth in the bathroom sink, or to pour a glass of water...

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At the end of the Woodstock movie, the camera pans over the empty grounds of Max Yasgur’s farm and reveals an enormous sea of garbage that seems to stretch for miles. The live-music industry has...

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Last week, the USA Girl Scouts Overseas Brownie Troop 38601 gave a presentation to the British School in Bern, Switzerland on their love of water, ways to protect water and resources, recycling and their main message:...

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Every year, 20 million tons of plastic enters the world’s oceans. In 2012, the Rio +20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development dubbed marine plastic litter “a major environmental issue that the world must address,”...

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TAP- Travelers Against Plastic

February 3, 2014 | 1 Comments

The Ban the Bottle team was contacted by Chris MacKay, the co-founder of the TAP- Travelers Against Plastic Campaign. As their initiatives to discourage the use of disposable water bottles fell in line with those...

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