Archive for 'Bottled Water'

A big part of charting our family’s progress is keeping track of the “since we’ve used” items (3 years since we’ve used paper napkins, 2.5 years since we’ve used plastic bags, 2 years since we’ve used bottled water, etc). There seem to be many things that end of up in the landfill after once use, […]

Check out this inspiring video featuring Chris Fisher of Fisher Recycling. He is a great example of someone turning their love for sustainable living into a thriving business that is helping us all.

Well, Summer is over, and I’ve made it through without drinking bottled water yet again. Fifteen months ago, I began reading articles about the environmental impact of bottled water, so I decided to give it up. Similar to my decision to stop using disposable bags when shopping, giving up bottled water had been incredibly easy […]

You probably already know that drinking bottled water is one of the least green things you can do. I’ve blogged about this before, and I haven’t had even a sip of bottled water since June 2007. At any rate, one of the big stories this week is how pharmaceutical drugs are showing up in our […]

The gathering of family and food called us North for yet another Thanksgiving, and as always we backed out of our driveway thinking about the footprint this annual migration leaves. We took off with our usual milk crate for recyclables and lofty ambitions to leave a small impact – despite driving 1700 miles in 4 […]

Bottled Water Is Sooooo Out

Yep, it looks that way. Based on our recent poll, most Go Green readers either avoid bottled water when possible, or purposely drink only from the tap. Either way, it says a lot about where we are as a community, and how education can impact trends. A few years ago, I (and possibly you) would […]

I can’t believe it’s been almost four months since I impetuously decided to give up bottled water. I pledged to go the entire Charleston summer without a single bottle touching my lips, and I have to say it was easier than I thought. It made me realize what we were missing before bottled-water became omnipresent […]

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