Tag: bottled water

20 Days of H2O

Written by | March 2nd, 2012

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We’re raising awareness of just how much water we really use in our daily lives through our 20 Days of H2O campaign, culminating in a celebration on World Water Day on March 22.

Mario Batali: Eat Smart

Written by | March 24th, 2011

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The celebrity chef is thinking about Earth Day and how one of the most important, and easiest, things we can do is to make better choices about what we eat.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, September 13

Written by | September 13th, 2010

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It’s the start of another Cool Green Week:

  1. The White House says “no thanks” to solar, at least for now. (Dot Earth)
  2. The Prius gets more pedestrian-friendly. (EcoGeek)
  3. Wait a minute– is there crude oil in the multi-purpose superstar that is white vinegar? (Grist)
  4. If you enjoy packaged water, you might want to give boxed H20 a try. (Treehugger)
  5. The Philadelphia transit authority is getting creative and trying to harness energy from braking subway trains. (YaleE360)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, August 13

Written by | August 13th, 2010

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Does Friday the 13th give you the heebie-jeebies? Our round-up of cool green news will cure that:

  1. When it comes to local environmental issues, compromising with industry works. (Green)
  2. Why is Borneo’s orangutan population falling, even in pristine forest areas? (Mongabay)
  3. Tracking turd is a mainstay of wildlife monitoring, but the dung beetle is making scat surveys unreliable in the tropics. (Conservation JournalWatch)
  4. Where does your bottled water come from? Um… most likely the tap. (The Daily Green)
  5. “I do… want to save the forest.” Planting trees is now a law for newlyweds in an Indonesian province. (Huffington Post)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, June 24

Written by | June 24th, 2010

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Step right up for the top 5 coolest, greenest links around:

  1. If you’ve already conquered the 100-mile diet, now try the 150-mile wardrobe. (Treehugger)
  2. Monsanto versus alfalfa farmers – who won? (Grist)
  3. Concord, MA: home to Walden Pond and the country’s first ban on the sale of bottled water. (The New York Times)
  4. The departing UN chief climate negotiator says he’s still optimistic. (Yale Environment 360)
  5. Will removing a ban on commercial fishing spell doomsday for abalone in South Africa? (Extinction Countdown)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, March 25

Written by | March 25th, 2010

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Who’s excited for another riveting roundup of the day’s top green news? Shh, don’t all shout at once:

  1. For years, India and Bangladesh have fought for control of a tiny Bay of Bengal island. Wonder if they’ll call a truce now that the island’s been submerged by rising seas. (LA Times)
  2. In the future, sewage treatment plants might power sewage treatment plants. (CleanTechnica)
  3. Sarah Palin gets her very own nature documentary series. (Grist)
  4. Is bottled water as bad as everyone seems to think it is? (Green Inc.)
  5. The US House of Representatives is getting greener– and saving taxpayers $3.3 million a year. (Environmental Leader)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, March 22

Written by | March 22nd, 2010

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Happy World Water Day! Get the latest in freshwater news– and more– in today’s Cool Green Morning:

  1. The creator of “The Story of Stuff” presents “The Story of Bottled Water.” (Grist)
  2. Alcatraz Island is dropping its $700,000-per-year diesel habit. (CleanTechnica)
  3. What do sharks, bluefin tuna, polar bears and now corals have in common? They were all denied protection by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species. (Mongabay)
  4. Sea level rise: Depending on where you live, it’s either going to be maybe not as bad as you’d think, or way, way worse. (YaleE360)
  5. Check out these water-saving “toilets of the future.” (Greener Buildings)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, December 2

Written by | December 2nd, 2009

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Happy Cool Green Wednesday, everyone!  Read on for the day’s top stories, like a cap-and-trade vid that’s making the wrong argument, good news for hybrid and electric vehicle drivers in Canada and Copenhagen’s teamwork-powered Christmas tree (see above).  Enjoy! David Roberts over at Grist explains why the new anti-cap-and-trade video from the maker of “The […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, April 14

Written by | April 14th, 2009

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It’s a cool green morning on the East Coast, and we’ve compiled the top five green news stories from the environmental blogosphere. Read on… Condor Killer on the Loose: A private investigator has been hired to find the killer of two endangered California condors. Only about 320 California condors still exist, half of them in captivity. Battle of the […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, Feb. 27

Written by | February 27th, 2009

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It’s the end of the week, and of course our thoughts turn to good times, laughter, and flatulence…strictly as a climate-change issue, you understand. Catch the latest on stopping passed gas from going greenhouse — and all the rest of today’s hot green links: Not a Fart Joke: You might have missed this yesterday, but […]

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