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Think Twice Before Drinking Bottled Water

By Molly Connell: The bottled water industry is a profitable business for the companies involved. In the United States, 11.7 billion gallons of bottled water are drunk annually — enough to fill the Empire State Building 42 times. This consumption makes bottled water a $170 billion business, which theoretically should …

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DIY Vitamin Water

By Emma Grace: Generally speaking, we could all do with drinking more water. Drinking water promotes healthy, youthful skin, balanced bodily fluids, smoother digestion; and it can even promote weight loss. However, what do we do if we want something more interesting to drink? If you want to jazz up …

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Water—What Would We Do Without It?

By Fredrica Syren: “Without water, life would not exist.”- Water.org Since I live in sunny San Diego and have a homestead where I grow food for my family, whenever it rains I do a little happy dance. Water means life; only with water can things grow, live and survive. We …

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When Life Gives You Lemons—Make Lemon Water

By Amanda Wilkes: The saying typically goes, “When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Lemonade”; however, in my recent findings, lemon water is even better! After hearing all the hype about lemon water, I decided to do some research of my own and write an article. I committed to drinking lemon …

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Reasons To Skip Plastic Bottles

By Kim Robson:     Americans purchase an estimated 34.6 billion single-serving (1 liter or smaller) plastic water bottles each year. Nearly 80% end up in a landfill or incinerator. Hundreds of millions of them create an environmental disaster, littering our beaches, oceans and other waterways. According to the Pacific …

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Tapping Towards Solutions–Water Preservation

By Larraine Roulston: Having enough water to meet our daily needs is something most people take for granted. From protecting our local groundwater to protecting the oceans, we must embrace water with gratitude and work hard to develop a set of moral principles concerning our essential resource. The average Canadian uses …

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How Safe Is Your Drinking Water?

By Dawna Matthews:  Water is a precious resource. Just thinking about how often I drink it, bathe in it, wash with it, and even play in it, I realize that water is just there alongside us in our day-to-day life. When we drink a glass of water, we might not …

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