Browsing the "bottled water" Tag

What if your water bottle was edible?

September 12th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

You know that those disposable plastic water bottles are super convenient, but plastic waste piling up in landfills and polluting our oceans is not so convenient. What if there were a disposable water bottle that somehow didn’t create waste? Meet the edible water bottle!


Healthy Water Without the Bottle

March 28th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor

We know that bottled water is the pits, but in some cities municipal water is not the safest thing to drink. So, what's a responsible consumer to do


London Olympics: Did you have to buy bottled water?

August 7th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

Last week, we talked about how attendees and athletes at the London Olympics had the option to bring and fill reusable bottles rather than buying soda or bottled water. On its face, this is a big win for sustainability, but how helpful are bottled water refill stations if you can't find them


London Olympics Take Back the Tap

August 1st, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

Coca Cola is a major sponsor in this year's summer Olympics in London, but soft drinks and wasteful bottled water aren't the only options for thirsty attendees and athletes.


The Dirty Truth About Bottled Water

September 29th, 2011 | by myenergy

Fresh, pure, premium, and safe are some of the words that come to mind when we think about bottled water. But the question remains: is bottled water really better than tap water? At first glance, it's easy to assume so. But when we take a closer look, it turns out bottled water isn’t really all that it’s tapped out to be…


Plastics and Their True Impact

July 30th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

Plastic might seem like more of a general environmental issue than a food-specific issue, but because of the large amounts of plastics involved in food, from packaging to cooking and storage, our food and drink choices directly relate to our plastic consumption



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