After being overwhelmed with fancy bottled water at every turn, my family still chooses to drink tap water. The decision was reached from a financial and environmental standpoint, as well as basic convenience. After realizing the impact that disposable water bottles are having on the environment, and learning that the average American family spends nearly $100/ year, … [Read more...] about Water Testing Kits….I Drink Tap Water! Is it Safe?
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You may recall a series we did last year on "eco-friendly" bottled water. It appears that PepsiCo and Evian have both jumped on that bandwagon. Evian has introduced a lighter-weight bottle, made with 50 percent recycled PET, and containing 11 percent plastic, that is still 100 percent recyclable. We know that's a lot of percentages, so let us break it down for you this way: … [Read more...] about PepsiCo and Evian “Go Green”
We recently launched our YouTube Channel, and wanted to share our first video: "Bottled Water vs. Tap Water: Don't Be A Dummy." We ran across a ventriloquist online and thought, "what better way to epitomize the notion of a bottled water dummy than with an actual dummy?" Seeing the perfect opportunity for a short film, Daniel wrote a script and sent it to the ventriloquist who … [Read more...] about YouTube Channel – First Video: Bottled Water Dummy
We don't like to be the bearer of bad news, but it seems that water filtration advocates around the world are going to be disappointed today, because according to several news sources, bottled water sales saw a 4.2 percent increase this last year. And, you may want to sit down for this next part... Sales are expected to jump another 3 percent in 2011. But don't lose … [Read more...] about Friends Don’t Let Friends Drink Bottled Water
The Environmental Working Group recently published a 2011 Bottled Water Scorecard that surveys 173 bottled water brands in an effort to find the source of the water, as well as if any further water purification is done. Here are just a few surprising facts from the bottled water scorecard: 18 percent of bottled water brands do not reveal their source. 32 percent of … [Read more...] about Bottled Water Scorecard: Filtered Tap Water Over Bottled Water