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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.

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 ...

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...

Bottled Water Has Pollutants, Too

AP | JEFF DONN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Tests on leading brands of bottled water turned up a variety of contaminants often found in tap water, according to a study released Wednesday by an e...

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.

Tap Has 1/100 Impact of Bottled Water

Graham Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Graham Hill

These astonishing figures show that tap water is hands-down the greenest and most responsible choice.

Should Airlines Give Bottled Water to Flyers?

Graham Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Graham Hill

I don't promote bottled water, but the plane is a place where it actually might make sense. At the end of one long-haul flight you can easily find yourself with five one-time use plastic cups on your hands. Five!

Watch: Bring Your Own Bottled Water

Olivia Zaleski | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Olivia Zaleski

Few things boil my blood like the disposable plastic water bottle. This thing stinks--literally! Go on, smell that oil-derived polyethylene. There ...

The Bottled Water Industry: When It Pours, It Reigns

Kerry Trueman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kerry Trueman

From sea to shining sea, we've taken water for granted while spilling blood for oil, even though water's by far the more precious commodity.

Spiritual Water: Saving Souls, One Sip At A Time (VIDEO)

Verena von Pfetten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Verena von Pfetten

Like every other lazy (and/or honest) human being out there, I'll gladly take the easy way over the hard one any day. So when I happened upon the utte...

World's Most Expensive Bottled Waters

Forbes Traveler | Janice Kleinschmidt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A few months ago, Madonna's pal let it slip that the Material Girlfriend spends $10,000 each month for water blessed by Kabbalah rabbis. Other celebri...

Goldman Employees Denied Free Water, Soda

New York Post | ZACHERY KOUWE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Things must be really tough when Wall Street's most profitable investment bank starts cutting perks. Thirsty traders at Goldman Sachs now have to spr...

Seattle Bans Sale Of Bottled Water

Treehugger | Collin Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

First San Francisco banned it. Then Chicago started taxing it. Now, the city of Seattle is taking action against bottled water; last week, Mayor Greg ...

The 8 Easiest Resolutions For 2008

Olivia Zaleski | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Olivia Zaleski

Now that I've had my champagne, sung "Auld Lang Syne," and figured out how I got home Monday night, it's time to write some New Year's resolutions. Gi...

Fiji Water Leaks News Of Green Goals

New York Times | CLAUDIA H. DEUTSCH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Fiji Water, with annual sales of about $150 million, is but a drop in the bucket of the $15 billion domestic bottled-water industry. But little Fiji c...

What's In Your Water? California Introduces H20 Label Law

The Los Angeles Times | Marc Lifsher | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Is the bottled water you drink any better than what comes out of the tap? Is it from the tap? Most companies that sell H2O hate the idea, but the Cal...