Tag Archives: plastic bottles

Buying Bottled Water Benefits the OIL Industry

Yup, that’s right, the oil industry. The production of plastic bottles uses more than 17 million barrels of oil annually, enough to fuel more than one million U.S. cars for a year! Plus, it benefits the largest bottled water companies: … Continue reading

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An Airline with a Green Heart

I found myself on a flight recently (yes, I know!) to the East Coast. As I paged through Alaska Airlines’ in-flight magazine, an article by Keith Loveless entitled Waste Not caught my eye (page 9). In a highlighted sidebar there … Continue reading

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Good News: Container-Filling Stations

I never would have thought about container-filling stations if it wasn’t for Green Gal  who left a comment on my post about giving up soda and plastic water bottles (I know, a lot to ask). What is a container- or … Continue reading

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