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San Francisco Bans Sale of Bottled Water

The waste problem created by the over-consumption of plastic-based goods is daunting. While most plastic products like bottled water are recyclable, most of these products never find their way to a recycling plant. Those that do waste precious energy and resources in order to be converted back into raw materials. The World Counts estimates that […]

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National Parks’ Water Bottle Ban Brings Trouble

During the course of the summer, a silent storm has been brewing over the nation’s 50-plus national parks. For decades, discarded water bottles have damaged the topography and grounds of our national parks, costing our parks hundreds of thousands of dollars annually in cleanup efforts. In order to combat the omnipresence of discarded bottles of […]