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Tag: bottled water

What if your water bottle was edible?

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!

Should Bottled Water Companies Target Kids?

The NPD Group has taken First lady Michelle Obama’s campaign encouraging kids to drink more water in a new, opportunistic direction. NPD is advocating that bottled water companies step up their efforts to [ … ]

Healthy Water Without the Bottle

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?

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?

7 Good Reasons to Quit Bottled Water

We had an extra Green Diva Meg in the house today! Our special guest Green Diva Meghan Van Dyk, the editor of the Daily Record’s Grassroots section was in the studio to [ … ]

The Dirty Truth About Bottled Water

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

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.