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What'sTappening?

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I am happy to recommend Tappening - it's a great site with an innovative smart approach to bottled water issues and an action plan that could really make a difference. Go to their site. Send a message in a bottle to the bottled water industry.
The money we, as a nation, waste on bottled water could insure every single uninsured child in America!
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It’s not just marketing that makes people drink bottled water

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It’s not just marketing that makes people drink bottled water. Yes, our behavior is influenced by marketing messages, but marketing does not make us do things we don’t want to do. People drink bottled water partly because they think it is “healthy” or “clean” or “pure” but clearly turn to tap!turn to tap!convenience and ubiquity is a major factor in the growth of bottled wat

Don't call taxes on bottled water a "sin tax"

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water bottles smallwater bottles smallI've been reading stories lately in a variety of "green" online venues that characterize Chicago's tax on bottled water as a "sin tax" similar to taxes of liquor and cigarettes.

Why bottled water spells environmental disaster – Garry White

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Garry White is a British based investment advisor. I think his piece - reprinted below - is terrific. He sums up the issues around bottled water clearly and plainly, and comes to the conclusion that we all must stop drinking bottled water - right now!. It's hard for me to disagree. We need to spread these ideas far and wide. Hopefully this article will help Turn To Tap readers make your case wherever you go.

(source: Garry White Writes: inside the mind of a strategic investor)

http://www.fspinvest.co.uk/Free-E-Letters/Garry-Writes.html

 

National Geographic Green Guide on the dangers of Bisphenol-A

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Here is a pretty good article that lays out the issues and concerns with re-usable plastic bottles and the potential for harm from leaching of Bisphenol-A into water. The risk of harm seems to be most likely for women and especially for pregnant women and their unborn children.