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5 Essential Steps to Clean Water for Everyone

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.04.2015 | Green
Maria Rodale

According to data from the Beverage Marketing Corporation (a market research firm), bottled water will outsell soda in America in approximately two ...

Why The Bottled Water Industry Wants To Fight The National Park Service

Katherine McFate | Posted 08.03.2015 | Green
Katherine McFate

When will the trade association lobbyists that try to block such deals -- and the members of Congress people who listen to them -- understand they are on the wrong side of reason and history?

Bulletproof Coffee Fans Can Now Hydrate With 'Fatwater'

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 07.23.2015 | Taste

Remember Bulletproof coffee, the ubiquitous food trend that had everybody putting butter and oil in their coffee (or talking about it) in the hope it ...

Alkaline Water: Beneficial or Bogus?

John Berardi, Ph.D. | Posted 07.20.2015 | Healthy Living
John Berardi, Ph.D.

It's possible that alkaline water could offer some benefits, to some people, in certain circumstances. But until we learn more, I suggest you save your money: Stick to tap water most of the time.

Put Down That Bottled Water Right Now

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.23.2015 | Healthy Living

A water bottling company that is responsible for 14 different brands issued a voluntary recall on Monday after discovering that one of their spring wa...

What We're Really Fighting For

Jonathan Byrd | Posted 05.22.2015 | Politics
Jonathan Byrd

This weekend, I'm thinking about the real value of the "cheap" gas we're burning, the real value of a small plastic bottle of clean water, the real value of an American soldier.

10 Reasons to Boot Nestle Water Bottling out of California

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.20.2015 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Today, protesters delivered 515,000 signatures on a petition to Nestle's headquarters in Downtown Los Angeles telling Nestle to get out of town. Here ...

How A Bottled Water Plant Is Making The Water Crisis Worse For This California Region

Capital & Main | Leighton Woodhouse | Posted 05.21.2015 | Politics

This piece was originally published on Capital & Main. To sign up for Leighton Woodhouse’s email newsletter on the drought, go to Land of Thirst. ...

Starbucks Is Going To Stop Bottling Water In Drought-Plagued California

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 05.11.2015 | Green

In the face of growing criticism, Starbucks announced Thursday it intends to move its water-bottling operations out of California as the state faces i...

Starbucks Is Going To Stop Bottling Water In Drought-Plagued California

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 05.08.2015 | Green

In the face of growing criticism, Starbucks announced Thursday it intends to move its water-bottling operations out of California as the state faces i...

California Drought: Will Governor Brown Stop the Biggest Water Abusers?

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 05.01.2015 | Green
Wenonah Hauter

It's time for Jerry Brown to exercise courageous leadership that fixes the long-time mismanagement and corporate abuse of water that threatens the future of California's economy and agriculture. There are no easy shortcuts: the governor must govern.

If You Want To Help Ease California's Drought, Lay Off The Bottled Water

The Huffington Post | Alissa Scheller | Posted 04.10.2015 | Green

California's in the middle of an epic drought -- but that hasn't stopped bottled water production in the state. Even as residents face mandatory cutba...

Learning From Shakespeare: Harnessing The Power of Brand Language in an Overvisualized World

Dr. Alexander Haldemann | Posted 01.31.2015 | Business
Dr. Alexander Haldemann

By inventing a new and consistent way of speaking, you can connect with your customers in a human way that makes them look forward to interacting with you - a key to driving brand engagement and loyalty.

5 Cool Things To Do Before The People's Climate March

Diana Donlon | Posted 11.18.2014 | Green
Diana Donlon

The People's Climate March on September 21st will be a turning point for the climate movement. But, if we're not careful, it could also mean a lot of waste, and that means more greenhouse gases.

8 Great Things That Have Been Ruined By Corporate America

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 09.04.2014 | Business

Life's simplest pleasures may be hard to put a value on. But that hasn't stopped corporate America from trying. 1. Water If you're looking f...

How to Win a Tap Water Taste Contest

Daniel Moss | Posted 08.25.2014 | Green
Daniel Moss

With improved source protection, consumer confidence in tap water is likely to rise -- and could spell trouble for the bottled water boom.

Are You Drinking Drugs?

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 06.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

Because the pharmaceuticals register in such small amounts -- measured in parts per billion, in some cases -- health officials aren't worried about the risk to humans. But some are concerned about their effect on plants and wildlife, especially fish.

W. Va. Governor Requests More Bottled Water

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

Three weeks after a 10,000-gallon chemical spill contaminated drinking water for West Virginia residents, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has asked the local wa...

Kate Sheppard

West Virginians Still Worried About Their Water 20 Days After Chemical Spill | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.29.2014 | Green

Some West Virginians affected by the chemical spill earlier this month are still not drinking their tap water -- and donations of bottled water are st...

Hiking Etiquette

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 03.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Mirza Grotts

When was the last time you stepped on a mountaintop? If recently, then you probably know the hiking drill. If not, it can't hurt to brush up on the do's and don'ts of hiking etiquette. No matter how short or long your trail, being smart goes the distance when it comes to the outdoors.

Guess What San Francisco Is Banning Now?

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

San Francisco may implement one of the strictest bottled water bans in the country if the Board of Supervisors approves a proposal to ban its sale on ...

Do You Buy Bottled Water? Would You Buy Bottled Moonlight?

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.29.2013 | Green

Feeling out of sorts? Perhaps you'd like to purchase a bottle of positive thoughts. (Warning: Not suitable for pessimists or negative nancies.) If ...

Bottle Water's Dirty Little Secret | Posted 12.14.2013 | Green

People can underestimate the health risks of drinking water because they think of it as natural and pure. While the risks of drinking tons of water ar...

Bottled Water Industry Uses Natural Disaster To Take A Dig At San Francisco

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 08.29.2013 | Green

The International Bottled Water Association appears to be harboring some resentment toward San Francisco for a 2007 bottled water ban, and it's decide...

To Grow Healthier Kids, Just Add Water

Francesca Vietor | Posted 10.19.2013 | Green
Francesca Vietor

Maybe you are a physician who has read the alarming studies on dehydration, sugary beverages, and children's health, or a concerned resident reading here for the first time that our kids are not getting the water they need to reach their full potential.