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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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Owen Sound is now a step closer to becoming a “Blue Community.” Liz Zetlin, representing a group of local residents, asked city council Monday night to adopt a water commons framework that recognizes water as...

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Next weekend’s Glastonbury festival is to combat the scourge of the plastic water bottle as part of a long-term strategy to become the world’s most environmentally friendly outdoor musical event. Festival organizers are targeting the...

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The International Water Bottle Association (IBWA) sent out a press release this week [Tues/10] “applauding” a new federal law aimed at improving public drinking water. Although some might consider this unusual, the bottled water industry...

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Think Before You Drink Infographic

May 29, 2014 | 3 Comments

Writing in the Daily Telegraph, Dr. Phil Hammond wonders whether we have all swallowed the “water con.” Have we, he asks, abandoned rational thought? The answer to this question, at least in terms of the way...

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