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24,500 Chemicals Found in Bottled Water

January 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bottled water has become a bit of a trend – specific brands with unique shapes that tell the world a little something about you. While your bottle of water might make you appear to be...

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Go Green in Twenty-Fourteen

December 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

New Years, a time to get together, celebrate, and prepare for the coming year. Some indulge in the crazy festivities while other relax and enjoy the fireworks. Many people make this time of year a...

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The proposed legislation from Supervisor David Chiu would gradually phase in a ban on the sale of bottled water of 21 fluid ounces or less on all city properties with leases signed after 2014 and...

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November 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Encinitas city staff members won’t be handing out disposable water bottles to thirsty City Council members anymore. And in the coming months, the city will be exploring new ways to reduce the public’s dependence on...

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The Detroit Zoo hopes to wean its visitors off the bottle. As part of the Detroit Zoological Society’s (DZS) Greenprint sustainability plan, the Zoo has launched a three-year initiative to discontinue the sale and use...

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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 | 2 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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Earth Day Celebration Around The Nation

April 22, 2013 | 2 Comments

It’s here! The day our nation celebrates what we are so lucky to have! A day where the citizens of the nation are reminded of the ongoing environmental issues we inflict on our planet. A...

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