So, I have a good friend, someone who is such a good friend, that she will probably read this, and know she’s the subject matter for today’s post! But I felt it was worth talking about. She shall remain loved by me, but nameless… This friend of mine DOES have a PUR2o drinking & cooking … Continue reading A Girl Has No Name… and she buys bottled water.
Earth Day is coming up, and through the next two weeks more than a billion people in 192 countries will observe this special day. We observe it by planting a tree, teaching younger generations about recycling and conservation. We are encouraged to go for a walk, observe nature. And then what? Although some commit their lives to environmental causes, almost all of those 1 billion people celebrating Earth Day, go back to their usual routines and habits the very next day. It makes Earth Day more like a come-and-go Hallmark holiday, instead of the catalyst for us to stand up and realize some things about ourselves as a society and actually make changes that stick.
Between 1990 and 2005, sales of water in plastic bottles has quadrupled. These bottles are disposable one-time use plastic that cost money, aren’t much different than other options available, and can have adverse health risks.