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13 2012 March
By Tomás Bosque
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The Life of Bottled Water (Infographic)

Have you ever wondered what happens to bottled water after it’s trashed (or on rare occasions actually recycled)? Check out the infographic below for a interesting look at where bottled water trash ends up....

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01 2012 March
By Tomás Bosque
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7 Bottled Water Myths – Busted

In a recent study, bottled water users were twice as likely as non-users to cite health for their choice of beverage. 56% of bottled water users cited taste and 55 percent cited convenience as the strongest influences on their decision to drink bottled water. Slightly more than one in three users of bottled water said...

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10 2012 January
By Tomás Bosque
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Hey IBWA – Here are 5 Reasons Not to Drink Bottled Water

I recently stumbled across an article created by our friends at the highly controversial International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) encouraging consumers to increase consumption of bottled water in 2012.  Essentially encouraging consumers to create a New Year’s resolution to drink more bottled water. I read the article and immediately chuckled. The article, entitled “5 Reasons...

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03 2011 November
By Tomás Bosque
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15 Outrageous Facts About The Bottled Water Industry

Water used to be free. In fact, it still is — at least in nations blessed with plentiful clean tap water like the U.S. — but that doesn’t stop the world from spending over $100 billion on bottled water a year. This strange industry is exploding overseas as well. Who got the idea to sell...

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17 2010 November
By Tomás Bosque
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The True Ingredients of Bottled Water

Bottled water is clean and pure, right? Not necessarily. Bottled water can be less pure than municipal tap water in some parts of the United States. In fact, bottled water can actually be municipal tap water. What is bottled water? The United State FDA describes bottled water in this way: “Bottled water is water that...

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03 2010 November
By Tomás Bosque
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Staying Hydrated with Coconut Water?

A couple of years back Dr. Timothy Hollingshead experienced firsthand the hydration benefits of coconut water while traveling down a tributary of the Amazon River in a dugout canoe. The former podiatric surgeon was searching remote areas of Brazil for acai fruit sources to be used in a drink produced by his St. George-based company,...

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22 2010 July
By Tomás Bosque
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Time to Put Bottled Water in the Toilet (Seriously)

Sometimes I feel like tossing bottled water down the toilet to show my disdain. Maybe I’m not the only one? A recent post at the Intuit Blog featured a great visual guide / infograph describing how small cutbacks in the home can lead to great savings. Things like changing to CFL’s, insulating the home, etc....

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06 2010 July
By Tomás Bosque
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Restaurants Tricking Me to Buy Bottled Water?

A blogger at Bon Aptit magazine recently complained about restaurants attempting to trick him into buying bottled water when all he wants is some lovely, refreshing tap water with ice in it. Instead, the waiters offer water without offering tap as an option at all. Most customers either didn’t notice the ruse, or didn’t care....

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