A VERY interesting article hit cyberspace this week on http://www.wowowow.com/, identifying a class of chemicals in your water that can make you fat!On May 11, the White House announced it was targeting a new threat to America’s health and security. It wasn’t some rogue nation or terrorist organization, or a newfound disease or environmental threat, but endocrine-disrupting chemicals, or EDCs. Scientists have coined a new term for these chemicals — "obesogens" — because they "may promote weight ...[READ MORE]
A bonus clip from "Tapped" the documentary movie.A clip about the chemicals that run downstream that may eventually appear in your water. Concerned about contaminants in your water? Have your water tested._____________________________________________________________
Harvard study finds hard plastic drinking bottles leach BPA - The Boston Globe
Are you sure you know all the facts about bottled water? Check out this video and find out! Help to put the bottled water industry out of business! Buy a water filter Start your own water filter business ___________________________________________________________
GOOD Instructions: Enjoying the Beach—Without Ruining ItSummer is officially here, which means many of us will be beach-bound. Before you slip into your swim suit and pack up the station wagon, however, we have some important reminders. Last year, the Ocean Conservancy organized it's 25th annual International Coastal Cleanup—an enduring effort worth celebrating, but also a little depressing if you consider why it's even necessary. The reason, of course: We're a messy bunch. Last year, almost ...[READ MORE]
In the U.S., 1.5 million tons of waste is created per year from plastic water bottles resulting in more places putting a ban on them. Katie Couric has more.
The award-winning documentary "Tapped" is embarking on an eco-aggressive 30-day/30-city cross country tour to get Americans “Off the Bottle.” Plastic water bottle, that is. Beginning World Water Day (March 22nd) Tapped’s Producer Sarah Olson and Director Stephanie Soechtig will take their mobile showroom on the road, collecting pledges from people to reduce their bottled water use and trading empty plastic water bottles for reusable stainless steel Klean Kanteens. This mobile translucent ...[READ MORE]