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Bottled water impacts 2006

These figures for 2006 highlight the problems many associate with the production of plastic bottles
of water in the United States.

•More than 25.5 billion plastic water bottles are sold each year in the US.•

•More than 17 million barrels of oil (not including fuel for transportation) were used in
plastic bottle production.

•Bottling water produced more than 2.5 million tons of carbon dioxide.

•It takes approximately 3 liters of water to produce 1 liter of bottled water.

Religious orders bring clout to war on bottled water

Religious orders bring clout to war on bottled water


What's Tappening?


A couple of very smart marketers, Mark DiMassimo, creative director of marketing shop DiMassimo Goldstein, and Eric Yaverbaum, president of public relations agency Ericho Communications, have launched, to "brand" tap water and increase awareness of the problems of bottled water.  Their site is great and I highly recommend visiting it right away.  You can quickly join, send "a message in a bottle to the bottled water industry" from their site and read their almost daily blog of water news.  http://tappening

So What About Bottled Water featured on

Visit PlaySportsTV - a great site for youth sports - to read our article promoting alternatives to bottled water and bottled sports drinks -

So, What about Bottled Water?

Tell your friends who have kids too.

Here's the link:

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BOTTLED WATER BOYCOTTS:Back-to-the-Tap Movement Gains Momentum


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