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Peter Gleick: Bottled Water Labels With No Useful Information

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label Today, the U.S. Congress held a hearing on bottled water in the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee.

Officials Look to Make Tap Water Trendy in Venice

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venice As the environmental conscience of Italy grows, officials are trying to cut down on the plastic bottles that are stacking up in Venice’s trash cans, creating a nuisance.

Peter Gleick: We Need a "Local Water" Movement

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tapwater More and more restaurateurs are shifting to encourage healthy foods and sustainable agriculture grown nearby - a campaign many call "local food." It is time to launch what I'll call a "local water"

The Battle for the "Greenest" Bottle

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bottles Following Pepsi and Nestle, Coca Cola is entering the race for the greenest water bottle.

Race to Create Space: Plastic Bottle Offers Lightweight Response to Consumer Concerns

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Plastic remains the material of choice for bottled water, but…

Water Designer Turns Box Thinking Inside Out

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While the recent UNESCO Water Report encourages stakeholders…

Cities Abolish Bottled Water in Canada

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City conference tables in Canada, once neatly circumferenced…

The Power of Plastic: Research Reveals Hidden Costs of Bottled Water

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As the second most highly purchased beverage in the nation, bottled…

Eco-Phone to Communicate Future of Sustainable Technology

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BARCELONA -- The days of can-to-can communication are over. To…

Students Compete for Best Fount of Knowledge

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At St. Mary's University in Minnesota, a sip from the campus…

Nickeled Back: Oregon to Tax Bottled Water

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For years people have been making weekly bottle runs, reaping…

Cashing in on Water: Small Business Owner Capitalizes on Controversial Commodity

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COPPERAS COVE, Texas -- As water becomes an increasingly political…