Welcome to our new Water Blog! We want you to feel welcome here. Feel free to share your own thoughts and ideas about water, from testimonials about our awesome products to your own experiences of saving the world one bottled water at a time. We'll be talking about all things water with the hope of providing some great information to you.
|Posted by Kira on December 26, 2010 at 8:05 AM||comments (0)|
How safe is YOUR tap water?
A new study commissioned by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found that tap water in 31 of 35 American cities is highly contaminated with hexavalent chromium, according to a press release this morning.
The highest levels were in Norman, Okla.; Honolulu, Hawaii; and Rivers...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Kira on September 13, 2010 at 4:48 PM||comments (1)|
Canada bans BPA. Why haven't we?
Environment Canada -- our northern neighbor's version of the EPA -- has officially declared bisphenol A (BPA) toxic. The ubiquitous chemical, found in the lining of nearly all cans used by the food and beverage industry, will have to be phased out in C...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Kira on September 13, 2010 at 4:46 PM||comments (0)|
Coal Waste Contaminates More Water than Initial Estimates
More U.S. coal-waste disposal sites have contaminated drinking or surface water with arsenic and other heavy metals, according to a study by Earthjustice, the Environmental Integrity Project and the Sierra Club, reports The Wall Street Journal.
The report, “In Harm’s Way: Lack Of Federal Coal Ash Regulations Endanger...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Kira on September 13, 2010 at 4:42 PM||comments (0)|
What is bisphenol A?
Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical produced in large quantities for use primarily in the production of polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins.
Where is BPA foun...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Kira on August 17, 2010 at 8:45 PM||comments (0)|
On May 11, the White House announced it was targeting a new threat to America’s health and security. It wasn’t some rogue nation or terrorist organization, or a newfound disease or environmental threat. It was a class of chemicals that are making Americans fat. They’re called endocrine disrupting chemicals, or EDCs. And chances ...Read Full Post »