As we know from previous posts, the International Bottled Water Association has made multiple efforts to save face in the wake of environmentalist criticism. Two recent lawsuits, one against Eco Canteen, and one against ZeroWater, may be the organization's most desperate attempts yet. In fact, these might even deserve a spot next to Nestle Waters as some of the most ridiculous … [Read more...] about IBWA Settles Multiple Lawsuits
If you've kicked the bottled water habit and stopped eating canned foods to eliminate your exposure to BPA, it may not be sufficient to stop there, according to a recent study that found large amounts of this toxic chemical in store receipts. The Environmental Working Group collected 36 receipts and commissioned the University of Missouri Division of Biological Sciences … [Read more...] about BPA Found in Store Receipts
What’s in your water? We at Filters Fast have compiled a list of the top ten most disturbing things found in tap and bottled water. Some of these may surprise you. #10 – Chlorine The chlorination of water is a disinfecting method used by water treatment plants to eliminate the presence of bacteria and other microorganisms in city supplies. This seems beneficial, but … [Read more...] about Top 10 Most Disturbing Things in Our Water
What if your drinking water could induce a sex change? In some parts of the country, it can. According to a recent article in the Chicago Tribune, atrazine, an agricultural weedkiller has been found at high levels in drinking water during growing season in several Midwest farming states. Studies on the chemical have shown that exposure to small amounts can turn male frogs … [Read more...] about Sex changing chemicals in your drinking water?