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04 2016 February
By Hannah Ellsbury
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The Facts of Water Pollution

Courtesy of: Filter Butler Water Systems...

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25 2016 January
By Hannah Ellsbury
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Will you Pledge to Ditch the Plastic Water Bottle?

A public pledge is a great way to inspire others to join a cause, whether it’s saving the whales or getting off plastic bottles. We’ve found two pledges that are committed to helping you reduce waste and global warming, just by passing on the single-use plastic water bottle and filling up a reusable bottle instead....

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18 2016 January
By Hannah Ellsbury
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REPOST: 15 Reusable Bottles You’ll Want To Use

Boring water bottles are a thing of the past. We’ve uncovered the best bottles that are worth the upgrade. Isn’t it about time to redefine your hydrating methods? Glitter & Glam This fun water bottle adds just enough pizazz to your day. Known for keeping drinks cold and insulated for 24 hours, this S’well bottle...

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04 2016 January
By Hannah Ellsbury
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How to Ditch Bottled Water in 2016: An Action Plan

By now, we’re all well versed on the environmental disaster that is the single-use plastic water bottle. If you need a quick refresher, pass your eyeballs over these alarming facts and figures: As a species, we drink more than $100 billion in bottled water every year. That’s about 50 billion bottles, 30 billion of which...

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21 2015 December
By Hannah Ellsbury
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Banning the Bottle – It’s Not Just About The Bottles

In 2013, the University of Vermont banned the sale of water bottles on campus, prompted by a student-led campaign calling for reduced waste. Two years later, the results of the ban are in – and at first glance, they make the water bottle ban seem like a failure. Rachel Johnson, a professor on campus, ran...

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05 2015 November
By Hannah Ellsbury
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Reusable Water Bottles that Make Sustainability Hip

There’s nothing stylish about unsustainability. The good news is that reusable water bottles have come a long way in terms of green manufacturing practices, function and good looks. Here’s our most recent round-up of reusable bottles for toting your liquid of choice, reducing your carbon footprint and looking good doing it. One of these awesome...

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17 2015 August
By Hannah Ellsbury
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bottled water: bad for environment but beverage makers want us to buy more

Have you seen what’s in the news lately? In our mission to Ban The Bottle, there are challenges along the way. Just last month, The House of Representatives announced that you can’t ban the sale of bottled water in certain areas. Several major US national parks introduced a ban on bottled water sales in 2011...

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15 2015 July
By Hannah Ellsbury
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403 National Parks Service Units to Rid of Bottled Water

A campaign to ban commercial bottled water at all 403 national park service units is on tap at the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Actually, organizers of Corporate Accountability International’s “Think Outside the Bottle” campaign are going first to East Stroudsburg University, on Wednesday at 2 p.m., to prime support for their cause. The...

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