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    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...

  • bottled-water
    16 2014 September

    Drinking Bottled Water Can Lead to Possible Magnesium Deficiency

    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, she kept a bottle in her handbag to drink on...

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    08 2014 September

    Pittsburgh Science Teacher is a Pioneer in Banning the Bottle

    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 installed several of the stations for use with reusable bottles,...

  • 03 2014 September

    Green Mountain College Makes a Stand!

    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 of Sustainability, is assisting with efforts in creating a more...

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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!

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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 | 0 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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USA Business Daily put together this well-written, fact-based post on why you should not buy bottled water. Not only because of the cost factor, but also the harmful chemicals plastic bottles leach into the water and...

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SCARBOROUGH — Did you know Americans use 1,000 plastic water bottles every second, and almost all will end up in landfills, even though they can be recycled? Nina Chase, a rising fourth-grader at Wentworth Intermediate...

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Bottled water is usually a waste of money and, beyond that, an environmental mess. American buy 50 billion bottles of water each year, and recycle less than one-fourth of those bottles. It’s a tremendous source...

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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.