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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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Happy Birthday Low Carbon Girl!

Low Carbon Girl’s first birthday. And, what a year its been. China’s air pollution is just FREAKING me out. And, all of their ADAPTATION to air pollution – designer air masks – really? – hey folks, let’s not be so … Continue reading

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Water Instead of Soda

Drink water instead of soda. It’s good for you and the environment. But, what if I said, drink bottled water instead of soda? Two nights ago I saw a TV ad which made me cringe. The message was that if … Continue reading

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