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.
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…
Last month, I reviewed the Vapur foldable water bottle, and while I thought it was a cool idea, I couldn’t really see myself using it all the time. Consider my [ … ]
Have you seen the report that tap water in 31 of 35 U.S. cities was contaminated with chromium-6 (hexavalent chromium), a heavy metal and suspected carcinogen?
Are you familiar with the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA)? They’re a trade association focused on defending the bottled water industry. Chances are, when we post about taking back the tap, someone from IBWA is ready with a pro-bottled water comment.
IBWA’s new campaign targets teens with a video featuring a teenage girl deriding the Take Back the Tap movement as a group who wants to limit beverage choices.
How great is this? 82 year old grandmother Jean Hill has been rallying folks in Concord, Massachusetts around an ordinance to ban bottled water sales. According to Food and Water [ … ]