ewg_scorecard_bannerThe Environmental Working Group rated 173 bottled waters for transparency - what each company is willing to share with you about where their water comes from, how or if it's treated, and how pure it is. More than half of all bottled waters flunked. Bottom line? Drink plenty of water, but avoid bottled water when you can. It pollutes the environment and is often nothing more than tap water. When you must, choose brands with high scores (clear labeling) and advanced treatment.

YOU reduce, reuse and recycle. You turn down plastic and paper. You avoid out-of-season grapes. You do all the right things.

Good.

Just know that it won't save the tuna, protect the rain forest or stop global warming. The changes necessary are so large and profound that they are beyond the reach of individual action.

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bag_monsterHilex Poly, a South Carolina-based manufacturer of plastic bags, has agreed to settle a lawsuit that it and two other plastic bag manufacturers had filed against ChicoBag, a California company that makes reusable bags. Along with the two other plastic bag companies (Superbag Operating, LTD., and Advance Polybag, Inc.), Hilex Poly had sued on the grounds that a “Learn the Facts” page on ChicoBag’s website was “false and misleading” and had caused the companies “irreparable harm.”

We have to thank a Facebook user for sharing a video on our page - an old soda bottle powered by the sun and serving as a light bulb? Amazing and true. Imagine if we could apply this type of creativity and innovation on other items we typically throw away? Click below to watch the video. Trust us - it's worth the two minutes.

Coldplay's haunting classic 'The Scientist' is performed by country music legend Willie Nelson for the soundtrack of the short film entitled, "Back to the Start."

About Greenrock

According to The Footprint Network, which measures the ability of the planet to produce resources and absorb waste, our resource use and waste production is 60% more than the earth can produce or absorb annually.

This overshoot is the result of decisions that we each make every day. We seek to generate debate and to influence people to change their behaviour.We strive to be catalysts: Success for us is when we can Change the Mindset so that sustainable use of resources is included in decision-making for individuals, government or businesses. ... read more


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