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Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Why Recycle?

July 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Although Ban the Bottle strongly promotes the reduction/elimination of bottled water sales and purchase as the first choice, businesses and consumers still buy and sell bottled water. When that is the case, there is a another solution...

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The Problem with Plastic

July 10, 2013 | 1 Comments

Plastic bottles are responsible for one of the ocean’s most pressing environmental problems. Urban legends have been rife for decades about a large mountain of plastic trash polluting the Pacific Ocean. The truth of the...

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Dear Editor, Bottled water is valuable, especially to people in the United States. We buy bottled water because we think it’s safer, it tastes better and it’s convenient. It is so valuable that we go through...

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The northern Nevada community can celebrate and learn about options for more sustainable living at the University of Nevada, Reno campus Monday, April 15 through Friday, April 19. Educational programs and demonstrations will focus on...

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Why Aren’t We All Banning the Bottle?

February 11, 2013 | 1 Comments

Four Green Steps, an informative website regarding environmental news and views, recently posted an article titled “Why Aren’t We All Banning the Bottle?” I wanted to share it with our readers as it may contains some...

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December 2012 Recap: Ban the Bottle

December 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

December 3rd- 14-Year Old Invents Solar-Powered Water Jug (Video) December 4th- Rubbermaid® Reduces Environmental Impact with Dishwasher-Safe Reusable Bottles December 6th- January 1: UVM Makes It Official for 2013 Bottled Water Ban! December 7th- Smart...

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5 of the Best Reusable Water Bottles

November 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Despite the availability of reusable options, single-use bottled water consumption continues to rise in the United States. Luckily, the market IS filled with reusable water bottle options.  So to help determine which bottle is best for you,...

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Thompson Rivers University’s student union in Canada wants a campus wide ban on disposable plastic bottles and they appear to have the support to back their campaign. The student union’s sustainability crew presents its case...

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