Plastic Water Bottles
High-end water bottles are having a major social moment. They’re functional, fashionable and friendly to the environment.
Thread creates sustainable fabric that is made from PET bottles (plastic soda and water bottles) from Haiti and Honduras. The fabric is sold to clothing manufacturers like Timberland.
Dunnigan rest stop using four hundred cubic feet of 100 percent recycled polypropylene plastic, and Africa's largest urban slum having 15 flushing toilets thanks to a local resource of discarded plastic bottles, are great examples of reincarnated plastic.
Town meeting is dangerously susceptible to decision making based more on values and emotions than evidence, a worrisome vulnerability in these days of increasing science denialism. Democratic, yes. Evidence-based intelligent decision making? Well, no.
From Mother Nature Network's Bryan Nelson: What's one solution to the growing problem of plastic water bottle waste? A trio
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What can you, the regular consumer or family, do to help?
Hikers and tourists visiting one of Italy's most scenic stretches of coastline have been banned from carrying plastic bottles
Here's the craziest thing about bottled water: 25% to 40% comes from a public tap. If you're going to pay for tap water, why not start with tap water and filter it yourself? That is the light bulb idea behind Bobble Water Bottles.
Yes, the BP situation is horrific. But is it much different than each of us killing the ocean, the animals, and our own bodies a little bit every day?
The problem is simply too massive to be promoting a gradual reduction in single-use disposable plastics. Every 5 minutes
As concerns mount over bottled water's impacts on the environment and human health, bottled water sales are beginning to dry up.