The Rise of the Plastic Water Bottle

September 7, 2017 by  
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One of my biggest pet peeves is plastic water bottles. Why are we paying for something that is free? When did it become weird to carry around your own reusable water bottle? When I was a kid, single-use water bottles weren’t a thing. I grew…

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NASA Turns Space Trash into Potential Radiation Shields

January 14, 2013 by  
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The discs, made of plastic water bottles, clothing scraps, duct tape and foil drink pouches, could be used for deep-space missions.

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Calif. Files Suit Over Biodegradable Plastic Bottles

November 7, 2011 by  
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  Balance and AquaMantra, both makers of bottled water, tout their plastic water bottles as 100 percent biodegradable and recyclable, but the State of California is taking issue with these assertions. Late last month, California’s Attorney…

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Marketing Should be the By-Product of Corporate Ethics, not the Root

June 7, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: dotjay / Creative Commons Corporate ethics is one of the most critical components of the green tech revolution today. The foundation of sustainable product design is innovation in base materials, novel new green chemistries that replace dirty ones, better building materials that don’t pollute or off-gas, and novel new plastics that are compatible with the environment

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