Ban bottled water in National Parks

An environmentalist group has been successful in banning bottled water in 14 National Parks. Their next stop is San Francisco where they will be campaigning to end the sale of bottled water in Yosemite National Park and the Golden Gate Recreation Area.

What will you do for World Water Day?

World Water Day is today. There will be a United Nations conference held in The Hague, The Netherlands. The theme of the high level meeting is water cooperation. During this meeting there will be many works of art on display and also short films shown. One example of this is “Water Light Graffiti” from France was created with thousands of LED lights that are illuminated when they come into contact with water.

Plastic Bottles Into Jeans?

Landfills are piled with plastic bottles that aren’t easily biodegradable. In 2011, only 39% of plastic bottles in the U.S. were recycled, according to the International Bottled Water Association. Recycling is often turned into reusable products such as containers and plastic lumber. Trash into clothing, however, is a new concept.

America Loves Water

Americans are becoming more health conscious. The most popular drink for more than two decades was soda. Rising obesity rates have made more people cut soda out of their diet. Surprisingly, good old fashioned water has risen to the top spot of the most popular drink in America.

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