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[23 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
The Story of Bottled Water

The Story of Bottled Water, released March 22, 2010 on storyofbottledwater.org, employs the Story of Stuff style to tell the story of manufactured demand—how you get Americans to buy more than half a billion bottles of water every week when it already flows from the tap. Over seven minutes, the film explores the bottled water industry’s attacks on tap water and its use of seductive, environmental-themed advertising to cover up the mountains of plastic waste it produces. The film concludes with a call to ‘take back the tap,’ not only …

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[10 Aug 2009 | No Comment | ]
Back to School With a Waste-Free Lunch

As the school year gets ready to kick-off, it’s time to consider how we can seek everyday justice through something as simple as how we pack our lunches.  Those plastic baggies and juice boxes add up and head straight for our landfills, but there are environmentally friendly options available.
ReusableBags.com has put together a fantastic guide to how to pack a waste-free lunch and what the benefits of doing so are -
From brown-paper lunch bags to plastic wraps and baggies to the unnecessary packaging of single-serving foods, our addiction to fast …