Posts Tagged ‘plastic bottles’

Things Go Greener With A New Biodegradable Pepsi Bottle

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Things may go better with Coke, but it seems they go greener with Pepsi.   Pepsico,the billion dollar international food and beverage corporation, announced last week that it has developed the world’s first totally plant based, petroleum- free, totally bio-degradable plastic bottle.  Petroleum free is a big deal given the amount of oil that goes [...]

Eco-Voyage on the Plastiki

Eco-Voyage on the Plastiki

If you’ve heard about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, you are aware of the devastating impact plastic can have on the environment.  To that end, we have urged discontinued use of individual serving water bottles and conscientious consumer decision-making to pre-cycle. Yet, now there is news of some plastic bottles that should go into the [...]

Water Bottles Without the Controversy

Water Bottles Without the Controversy

Bottled water has taken a huge PR hit recently.  Not only do the ubiqutous plastic bottles clog our landfills and oceans, but chemicals leaching from the plastics can significantly harm our health.  Bottled water companies feebly claim that you should still buy their product because its “healthier” than soda pop. Sure, I believe that.  But [...]

A Toast to World Water Day

Sunday is World Water Day, a day dedicated to water and the crucial role it plays in our lives. 1.1 billion people around the globe do not have access to clean safe water on a regular basis and that number is growing as water becomes more scarce, glaciers melt, and humans continue to multiply. World [...]