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Jul 13 2009

Nestlé: Draining America Bottle By Bottle

Swiss-owned Nestlé is the Walmart of the bottled water industry. Like the mammoth retailer, Nestlé is a volume powerhouse: it already controls a third of the bottled water market in the United States and is expanding. There is a reason: huge profits. Perhaps you recognize its products: Arrowhead, Calistoga, Deer Park, Perrier, Poland Spring, and Ice Mountain. The bottled water market in the U.S. is the largest in the world, with more than 8.82 billion gallons sold in 2007... More Info

Stories That Matter
Jun 29 2009

California is New Front Line of BPA Fight

It's the stuff of a good Hollywood movie-a potentially toxic chemical lurking in the bodies of most unwitting Americans; a decade of mounting but scuttled scientific evidence; government inaction; undue influence and public denials of harm by the powerful chemical industry; congressional inquiries; a crescendo of outcry by consumers demanding that something be done-and still, the battle to ban bisphenol A (also known as BPA) in food and drink containers rages on.... More Info

May 26 2009

Bisphenol A: Opinion Shifting Against Chemical

Lawmakers in 20 states and Congress are working to ban a toxic chemical used in a number of products, including plastic baby bottles and in metal food cans... More Info

Columbus Dispatch
May 26 2009

BPA Leaching into Liquids in Plastic Bottles

After a professor with the Harvard School of Public Health warned her students of the dangers of drinking too much water from hard plastic bottles because of exposure to a potentially dangerous chemical called bisphenol A or BPA, a research project was sparked to verify the concerns... More Info

Health News
Mar 12 2009

Our Oceans Are Turning Into Plastic...Are We?

A vast swath of the Pacific, twice the size of Texas, is full of a plastic stew that is entering the food chain. Scientists say these toxins are causing obesity, infertility...and worse... More Info

Best Life Online
Feb 26 2009

Drink Up, Energy Hogs

The first comprehensive and peer-reviewed energy analysis of a bottle of water... More Info

ScienceNOW Daily News
Dec 23 2008

F.D.A. To Reconsider Plastic Bottle Risk

WEEKS after its own advisory board accused the Food and Drug Administration of failing to adequately consider research about the dangers of bisphenol-A, found in many plastic baby bottles, plastic food containers and metal can linings, the agency has agreed to reconsider the issue... More Info

New York Times
Dec 11 2008

Top 5 Eco-Friendly Water Bottles

The Klean Kanteen was their personal favorite... More Info

Sep 17 2008

FDA Defends Plastic Linked To Health Risks

The Food and Drug Administration defended a controversial compound found in plastic baby bottles and in food packaging. A major study has linked bisphenol A to possible risks of heart disease and diabetes... More Info

NPR Morning Edition
Sep 3 2008

Bottle Drama

Due to recent warnings, many runners are wondering if our plastic water bottles belong in the recycling bin... More Info

Runner's World
Aug 2008

Just How Harmful Are Bisphenol-A Plastics?

Patricia Hunt, who helped to bring the issue to light a decade ago, is still trying to sort it all out... More Info

Scientific American
Aug 2008

What's in Your Bottle?

While sipping from polycarbonate clearly won't kill you, we started wondering where else BPA (or other nasties) might be hiding in our bottles.. More Info

Outside Magazine
Jun 17 2008

Tapped Out Consumers Spurn Bottled Water

Environmental and economic concerns have the thirsty favoring the kitchen faucet... More Info

CBS News
Mar 13 2008

Freshen Up Your Drink

Time While we fuss over the impact of water containers on the environment, however, most of us have overlooked their potential impact on our health. Many water bottles on the market, like many soda containers, are made of a hard plastic called polyethylene terephthalate, or PET... More Info

Feb 2008

Bottled Water Vs. Tap Water

Readers Digest Chemicals, contaminants, pollution, price: new reasons to rethink what you drink and beware of bottled water... More Info

Reader's Digest
Sep 20 2007

Two Words: No Plastics

Worried sick about plastic -- or even feeling a teeny bit queasy? Here are a few alternatives for common baby items, and resources for where to buy 'em. (And don't forget, you could always make your own.)... More Info

Aug 2007

Tapped Out: The True Cost of Bottled Water

From childhood, we're told to drink at least eight glasses of water each day. Unfortunately more and more Americans drink those eight glasses out of plastic bottles—a convenience that stuffs landfills, clogs waterways and guzzles valuable fossil fuels... More Info

Green Guide
Jul 2007

Message in a Bottle

fast company Americans spent more money last year on bottled water than on ipods or movie tickets: $15 Billion. A journey into the economics--and psychology--of an unlikely business boom. And what it says about our culture of indulgence... More Info

Fast Company
Jun 2007

Polymers Are Forever

Alarming tales of a most prevalent and problematic substance... More Info

Orion Magazine



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