Browsing the "Articles" Category →

22 2009 June
By Tomás Bosque
12 Comments

9 Ways To Reduce Plastic Bottle Waste At Your Workplace

Bottled water waste continues to be a major concern for our world. In 2006, Americans used nearly 50 billion plastic water bottles and sent nearly 38 billion to landfills. If laid end to end, that’s enough bottles to travel from the Earth to the Moon and back 10 times. Looking to make an environmentally friendly...

Read More →
18 2009 May
By Tomás Bosque
16 Comments

Plastic Water Bottles Can Release Cancer-Causing Toxins

Fact or Fiction: Drinking out of a plastic water bottle left in a hot car can lead to cancer? That’s the buzz on the Internet. It’s convient, fresh and clean. Or is it? “The problem with water bottles is, it’s made of plastic,” said Dr. Ravi Patel with Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Center. ”And there’s...

Read More →
04 2009 May
By Tomás Bosque
0 Comments

Is bottled water healthier or safer than tap?

We all know bottled water is an environmental no-no because it generates plastic and because energy is required to ship it around, but is it any healthier? Many people feel guilty about it, but want to make sure they’re not drinking a bunch of chemicals. Sarah Schmidt from Mother Nature Network wrote a great response...

Read More →
21 2009 April
By Tomás Bosque
0 Comments

Kids Get Kidney Stones Too

From May 2009 issue of Parents Magazine Kidney stones may seem like an adult condition, but doctors say this painful problem is rapidly on the rise in children, typically striking around age 5. Experts don’t fully understand what’s behind the increase, but they think kids are eating too many high-sodium foods (think fast food and...

Read More →
14 2009 April
By Tomás Bosque
0 Comments

Give Up the Bottle But Not the Water

Many municipalities have implemented restrictions on bottled water, urging Canadians to go back to the tap: Posted By News Canada Can’t bring a plastic water bottle into work anymore? You’re not alone. According to the Polaris Institute, to date there are 27 municipalities from six provinces that have implemented restrictions on bottled water in city...

Read More →
14 2009 April
By Tomás Bosque
0 Comments

How To Give Up Bottled Water

Giving up bottled water isn’t always the easiest thing. For many, bottled water is a mainstay of the home and office; breaking this habit requires diligence. Ecosalon has put together a great list on how to give up bottled water – here are some of the tips: …one of the best things you can do...

Read More →