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Unlike our friends in Washington, landfills in North Carolina seem a little less dense these days. The mid-Atlantic state recently banned disposing plastic bottles in landfills to help reduce trash and encourage recycling. This has...

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British environmentalist David de Rothschild is planning to sail the Pacific on a boat made of 12,500 drinks bottles. Mr de Rothschild, 31, the youngest son of renowned financier Sir Evelyn de Rothschild and part...

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Brown University Plans Campus-Wide Bottle Ban

December 29, 2009 | 0 Comments

Students at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, are doing their part to help reduce their plastic footprint by initiating a campus-wide plastic bottle plan this winter. In a typical year, Brown University distributes as...

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Recently several groups have called the governement out on the carpet about their frivilous spending on bottled water.  Corporate Accountability International cited that in 2008 state agencies spent over $525,000 on bottled water 5-gallon jugs. ...

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Holiday Gift Idea

December 16, 2009 | 1 Comments

 Still looking for a gifts for the holidays? Klean Kanteen has a great promotion  – Free Shipping on orders over $75! Check it out! -  www.kleankanteen.com  ...

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Still, Sparkling….or Tap?

August 31, 2009 | 0 Comments

A Fashion Trend Meets a Watery Grave – take some to time to read this interesting Wall Street Journal opinion article about the demise of “fancy water” by Eric Felton.   “For a little while, carrying a...

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The Reno Waste Management team is taking steps to ban the bottle by encouraging employees and the local Reno community to use ban one-time-use plastic bottles and use more eco-friendly reusable bottles like those from...

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In an unprecidented move, the North Carolina Legislature has enacted a new law that bans throwing away one-time-use plastic bottles.  This law, taking affect in fall 2009, is aimed at curbing increasing waste from plastic...

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