Micro-plastics found in Leading Bottled water brands

Tweet ShareLast night’s BBC News at 10 featured research undertaken by Orb Media, reporting that some of the world’s leading brands of bottled water have been found to contain micro-plastics. 250 bottles of water from 11 leading bottled brands were tested in labs in New York.  A small number...

Trump reverses bottled water ban

Tweet ShareA ban on bottled water in 23 US national parks prevented up to 2m plastic bottles from being used and discarded every year, a US national park service study found. That is equivalent to up to 326 barrels of oil worth of emissions, 419 cubic yards of landfill space and 111,743lb of...

10 things you might not know about bottled water.

Tweet ShareBottled water is part of a lot of people’s, daily life… Bought in the corner shop on the way to work, picked up in the supermarket with the weekly shop, and chosen as a health option when out with the children. But here are 10 facts that you might not know about bottled water,...

How Much Water Does it Take?

Tweet ShareIn today’s modern society we take the presence of so many physical objects for granted… Our car, iphone, comfy sofa, new clothes, designer handbags etc…  But what is the real cost, in terms of water usage, in the production of these items?  When you think of water...

Beauty and water

Tweet ShareWe are always told to “drink more water”, “drink 2-3 litres per day” to keep you in good health and to combat the ageing process. But does drinking water actually stop us getting wrinkly? According to SheKnows website , dermatologist Dr Rivkin states: “We are about 60...

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