A Day At The Beach

Thursday, my daughter Kira and I went to go hang out at the beach. While we were there, we decided to see how much plastic we could find. And here you go... This is the plastic we picked up from Daytona beach in a matter of less than 10 minutes, in about a 1 block area.  Among our cache of plastic found was a plastic spoon and fork, a toothbrush, a black balloon from a "graduation" party, several water bottle caps, an empty water bottle, an old fashioned hair roller insert, a straw, and an ...[READ MORE]

5 Reasons to Switch to a Bottle-less Water Cooler

Eco-conscious companies across the nation are “going green” by installing bottle-less water dispensers and eliminating unnecessary plastic waste. But filtered water coolers are not just for businesses. They also work great as home water coolers. If you’re a consumer of bottled water, just consider all the money you could save by investing in a home water cooler! Seriously - get out a calculator and add up the cost of bottled water. But be prepared: you'll probably be shocked and outraged.1. ...[READ MORE]

This picture says it all

My words can not even begin to describe the pain that flows in my heart when I look at this photo. This has to be one of the saddest pictures i've seen. What are we doing to our planet?

Go Green Guy Helps Out The Water Filter Lady

My hubby Carl Hubby and I have been "green" conscious for some time. Since getting involved with Multi-Pure, we have completely stopped buying bottled water, and both of us are doing our part by recycling, cutting down on our plastic consumption and doing everything we can to spread the word about the impacts of plastic and plastic water bottles in our environment. Last evening while sitting around on our computers, I showed him one of the cartoons I made with on the website xtranormal.com .. ...[READ MORE]

Is Plastic Killing Our Oceans?

A very powerful youtube video is making its rounds on the internet. It has been touted as "The Most Shocking Plastic Pollution Video You've Ever Seen" and I have to admit, this is one of the most upsetting video's I've seen, but feel the need to share it. Please watch it and pass it on.Plastic - from production and distribution to consumption and pollution - set to Queen's Who Wants To Live Forever.Our plastic problem is our oil problem. It all comes from the same stuff, crude. And right ...[READ MORE]

The Story Behind Our Obsession with Bottled Water by Peter H. Gleick

Gleick, a freshwater expert, is the author of Bottled and Sold: The Story Behind Our Obsession with Bottled Water. In the book, he examines how drinking water was commodified and branded over the past 30 years, turning what was once a free natural resource into a multibillion-dollar global industry — while raising questions about the taste and safety of drinking tap water.  "I think for the most part, we have great tap water," Gleick tells Terry Gross. "It's not always the case — but it ...[READ MORE]