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Bottled Water Vs. Tap Water: Health Spotlight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

According to a study by the Environmental Working Group, bottled water is just as polluted as a tap water. In fact, twenty percent of bottled water ha...

Three Weeks to Thinner Thighs: Exercise Optional!

Anne Dunev | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Dunev

Without starving yourself, without diet pills or gimmicks, even without exercise, it is possible to have thinner, smoother thighs in three weeks.

President Obama's Eco-Gaffe (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

It doesn't seem like so long ago that the president was first caught shirtless, inspiring "oohs" and "aahs" all across the land. You probably don't re...

Water, Water Everywhere

Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael DeJong

When a company like Nestlé pipes-up about its unfounded environmental credentials with an attempt to address ecological concerns and to self-promote as a green steward, it's "super-greenwashing."

Tap, Tap, Tap Water

Ina Pinkney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Ina Pinkney

For the last three decades, prominent restaurants have been used as a vehicle to promote this sadly wasteful product. And just like consumers, many of us have been lead to believe that what's in the bottle is somehow safer than what is in the tap.

Bottled Water That Came From Your Tap: The Ultimate Insult

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

I've seen this around, and I even met the entrepreneur behind it, a nice guy, and I still can't quite wrap my brain around it: tap water -- bottled an...

Water, Water Everywhere? Sustaining Scarce Resources in the Desert

Randall Amster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Randall Amster

It's one thing when the desert is bereft of water, but the marshlands? The nation's agricultural leader? Major cities? Whole continents? And this is only the beginning.

SNL's Last Survivor

Dennis Perrin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dennis Perrin

Tom Davis has written a book any fan of American comedy will enjoy. His mind remains keen, his comic insights penetrating, his natural humor and humane persona evident throughout.

Can You Spare a Drop of Water?

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Newman

Although I live in Los Angeles, warnings of droughts seem to be a mere blip on most people's radar screens. Global warming doesn't know boundaries and California is next in line.

Is Bottled Water Really So Bad? | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Surely there are bigger culprits out there. The problem for bottled water is that it is so ubiquitous and generally an unnecessary luxury. With most o...

A New Year's Resolution that is Crystal Clear: Kick Your Bottled Water Habit

Steve Wasik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steve Wasik

It's a fact that tap water is regulated by the EPA under much stricter guidelines than the manner in which the FDA monitors bottled water.

Half-Naked President Elect Caught With Bottled Water

Chelsea Green | Dennis Pacheco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

What's the first thing that hits me? Man, this guy is in good shape! The second thing? This is the President? Seriously, when was the last time we had...

Journalism Is the New Bottled Water

Dan Sweeney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dan Sweeney

If newspapers are to have a viable future, people need to be convinced that the information they get in those products is superior to the information they get on the Internet.

26 Not-So-Bad Things About The Bad Economy

Pamela Redmond Satran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Pamela Redmond Satran

No need to hunt down the most distinctive artisanal cheese: Your new gastronomic thrill will be finding pork at 49 cents a pound. Agonizing over whether to get divorced? Don't bother, you can't afford it.

New York City Offices to Ban Bottled Water

Rachel Cernansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rachel Cernansky

New York City will save two million dollars if an upcoming bill succeeds in banning the municipal government from buying bottled water for its office buildings, say the bill's proponents.

Mom Does Not Always Know Best

Marguerite Manteau-Rao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Marguerite Manteau-Rao

The majority of households spend between a fourth and a third of their grocery budget on junk, and empty calories. That's a lot of money that could be used on other more nutritious groceries.

Aqua Fina or Aqua Finite?

Karen Dionne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Karen Dionne

Recently, governors and legislatures... approved the Great Lakes Compact, a landmark agreement that bans the sale and diversion of water outside the region.

NY Times: Tap Water Safer Than Bottled Water

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As consumers hunker down to cope with hard economic times, an environmental group in Washington has offered a suggestion for saving money: Get your wa...

4 Green Money Savers

Josie Garthwaite | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josie Garthwaite

Every little bit counts in a strained household budget. These tips offer ways to go green while reducing costs. Tip #1: Cut back on disposable paper ...

Bottled Sugar Water Is Worse Than Bottled Water

EcoGeek | Hank Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

I'm not sure why we need two dozen campaigns to fight against buying what already comes out of our faucets for free, but I have this nagging feeling t...

Green Edge 7 - Bottled Water and the Fiji Flap

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John Tepper Marlin

The Fiji flap is a surreal poster-child for the global trafficking in bottled water. Ten local bottlers (#1 is Fiji Water) fill Chinese-manufactured b...

Life Cycle: The Hidden Cost of $40 "Bling Water."

Simran Sethi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Simran Sethi

Life Cycle is a series of posts that looks at the life and death of everyday things. Fool me once, shame on me. Fool me twice, shame on you. In...

Tap Water's Dirty Little Secret

Elizabeth Royte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Elizabeth Royte

It's easy to be disdainful of bottled water if you've got no problem with tap -- but more than 29 million people's drinking water missed the mark on either health or reporting standards.

Clothing Made from Milk and Bottles Made of Paper? The Eco Design Revolution

Mairi Beautyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mairi Beautyman

It's really cool to be able to look around and actually see that you are part of a new era in design.

Bottled Water: The Height of Stupidity

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Diane Francis

Bottled water is a joke, one of the biggest consumer and taxpayer ripoffs ever. I applaud California A.G. Jerry Brown who said recently that he will sue to block a proposed water-bottling operation in Northern California by Nestle.