Multi-Pure Partners with Environmental Education Week and Earth Day

Multi-Pure is a proud partner of "Environmental Education Week" this week, which involves thousands of educators and millions of students across the United States to increase environmental learning and stewardship of our planet. In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Multi-Pure and Earth Day this year, a new online curriculum unit has been created which includes free activities and lesson plans that introduce a broad history of the environmental movement. You can also find a Student Fact ...[READ MORE]

Recycle Your Bottle Caps With Aveda

Aveda found that a majority of plastic bottle caps do not get recycled today. Often these caps end up as litter or trash and migrate into our rivers and oceans. Birds and other marine creatures mistake them for food with tragic results. The magnitude of this pollution problem is devastating to our oceans and wildlife. Your school can be part of the solution by joining recycle Caps with Aveda.* Join Aveda's caps recycling initiative that helps extend the current boundaries of recycling and ...[READ MORE]

The Truth About Obama's Cap & Trade Plan

Can we trust our government to get anything right?On the surface the cap and trade bill looks like a good thing. Reduce green house gasses, help our environment, stop global warming. All good right? Think again!Annie Leonards video "The story of Cap & Trade" Puts the Obama cap and trade plan into perspective. Watch here:AT the international climate talks in Copenhagen, President Obama is expected to announce that the United States wants to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to about 17 ...[READ MORE]

IBWA Lawsuit Filed Against Zero Water Technologies, LLC

Source: International Bottled Water Association. IBWA Files Lawsuit Against Zero Water for Making False and Misleading Claims about Bottled Water For Immediate Release March 11, 2010 Alexandria, Virginia -- On March 10, 2010, the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) filed a lawsuit against Zero Water Technologies, LLC, the seller of at-home water filtration devices, for repeatedly engaging in false, misleading and unsubstantiated advertising designed to confuse consumers about its ...[READ MORE]

Tap vs Bottled Water Debate by Kacey Bruce & Dasha Fitzpatrick

Over at the there is a fierce debate going on. Tap vs. Bottled water by Kacey Bruce &  Dasha Fitzpatrick. Dasha and Kacey recently discovered that they have differing opinions on a few savings-related subjects. So, they have decided to post their opposing views and see what y’all think about whatever they're discussing. This week’s face-off: tap water v. bottled water. Which do you prefer? Which one saves you money? You decide.

The Story of Stuff with Annie Leonard

"In her new book The Story of Stuff: How Our Obsession With Stuff Is Trashing The Planet, Our Communities, And Our Health - And A Vision For Change, author Annie Leonard connects the stuff you consume with everything and everyone that made it and will be stuck with it when you're done."The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute film that takes viewers on a provocative and eye-opening tour of the real costs of our consumer driven culture—from resource extraction to iPod incineration. Annie Leonard, an ...[READ MORE]

Moore On Plastic In The Oceans – Tap It Talk

This is so disturbing, it really makes me want to cry...Captain Charles Moore discusses the great pacific garbage patch.He presents some of the facts about how plastic gets into the ocean and the problems it causes, along with some great imagery. He happens to be kind of funny too. Watch the video here: Moore On Plastic In The Oceans - Tap It Talk

How Do I Remove Fluoride From My Tap Water?

One of the questions that is most asked of me is "how do I remove fluoride from my tap water"? Most people are aware that there is a controversy surrounding public fluoridation of drinking water, and many people are now becoming more aware of the dangers associated with toxic fluoride ingestion. Municipal water treatment plants have historically added fluoride to the water to help prevent tooth decay, and they try to maintain a level of 1.5 - 2.5 mg/L (or 1.5 - 2.5 ppm). Water concentrations of ...[READ MORE]

'Get Off the (H20) Bottle' proves successful |

'Get Off the (H20) Bottle' proves successful Kansan.comWatch The Video HereShowing up at the Kansas Union more than 20 minutes early to the “Get Off the (H2O) Bottle” tour, which began at 2 p.m., David Jacobson waited with his empty plastic bottle, ready to trade it for a Klean Kanteen stainless steel canteen.The tour is crossing the country, raising awareness about plastic bottled water, making 33 stops and tossing every bottle given into its trailer.“I’ve never had a stainless steel bottle, so ...[READ MORE]