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Change is Good
March 21, 2011, 1:36 PM
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In previous posts I’ve talked about the need to limit the use of disposable bottles and increase recycling rates. But now there is a way to enjoy your sodas guilt free. Continue reading

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Bottled Water Blues
February 10, 2011, 2:46 PM
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Bottled water has become part of most people’s lives. It’s convenient and many think it’s healthier than tap water. But the effect the bottles have on the environment is huge.  There are environmental impacts from the oil that is drilled to make the bottles (plastic is made with petroleum), pollution from shipping the bottles, and pollution from the waste the empty bottles create (only about 12% of plastic water bottles are recycled and it takes 1,000 years for one to biodegrade) according to MSNBC. Continue reading