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Unhealthy Drinks to Avoid

Unhealthy Drinks to Avoid

Avoiding certain beverages can help you avoid unnecessary calories. This article identifies how a simple trip to the supermarket can easily lead you into a calorie-rich mine field even though you’re being ever so careful.

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Go Green, Use Blue

The city of Hartford, Conn. will introduce a new pilot program called “Go Green Use Blue.” The program will include using single-stream recycling project, and will work in conjunction with RecycleBank’s incentive program.

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Correcting the record on Fannin County, Georgia

A recent article in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution addresses aquifer and well depletion in Fannin County, Georgia.  Unfortunately, blame is placed on the shoulders of the bottled water componaies that do honest business in the county.

A focus on bottled water singles out the bottled water industry from among the thousands of industrial water users.  This scrutiny does nothing to protect and preserve renewable groundwater resources, nor does it help to arrive at an effective water policy.

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Going off on the water debate in Connecticut

Alexandria, Virginia – In his blog yesterday, Connecticut Post Capitol reporter Ken Dixon took a critical look at legislation introduced in that state’s General Assembly that would ban bottled water purchase and bottled water cooler contracts by state government agencies. 

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Recycling made easy

Recycling made easy

As Americans, we may be more cognizant of the need to recycle, and an article in The (Raleigh) News & Observer demonstrates the success of comprehensive curbside recycling programs in the city.

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What Is Behind The Bottled Water Home Cooler Craze?

More and more people in this country are bypassing the water fountain and opting to drink bottled water instead. This growing trend has been responsible for an explosion of bottled water varieties available on the market today. Many people have even stopped drinking the water from their kitchen faucets and have installed bottled water home coolers. Is this just another crazy fad, or there actually a good reason to switch from tap water to bottled water?

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The Hawaiian tax proposal on bottled water: discriminatory and unfair to consumers

A tax on bottled water has been proposed in Hawaii, similar to one that was implemented last year in Chicago.

These taxes single out an industry that is healthy, safe and provides consumers with a choice over many unhealthy beverages.

Hawaii calls its proposed tax a 5-cents-per-container “surcharge” on bottled water produced or distributed in-state.

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Bottled vs. tap vs. bottled

The Oakland Press published an opinion piece by Gordon McEvoy outlining the differences between tap and bottled water, along with the differences between bottled products themselves.

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Bottled Water - small water use, big health benefits

This cool video shows how bottled water is a very small and very efficient water user that spares people of billions of calories when they choose to drink water over other packaged drinks.

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