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Reduce your Bottled Water Footprint [Infographic]

Reduce your Bottled Water Footprint [Infographic] | ecogreenlove

Eating local saves water, but might not be possible 100% of the time for everyone in the U.S., with seasonal vegetables and the need to import things like bananas and coffee. However, almost everyone can reduce their water footprint by drinking local. Here are some tips on how to reduce your bottled water footprint:

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The Most and Least eco-friendly shopping Bags [Infographic]

When doing the grocery we always tend to think is better to buy paper bags or carrying our own fabric reusable bag, right? Well, our friends from MyTree.tv shared these stats which show how even paper bags leave a big water footprint and reusable cotton bags may not be the best ecofriendly option either. Check the full article here and tell us what you think!

Paper vs. plastic bags: You’d think this fight would have been settled by now. But as Trace explains, for cities around the world, the fight is more complicated than you’d think.

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Nalgene Water Bottles & Reverb help “Green” Live Music Events

Nalgene Water Bottles & Reverb help “Green” Live Music Events | ecogreenlove
Nalgene Water Bottles IMG by Kyle LeBoeuf
Nalgene Water Bottles
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Extract from “Nalgene Water Bottles Team up with REVERB to Help “Green” Live Music Events Nationwide” article Originally Published on Business Wire

A series of live music events—including tours by Dave Matthews Band, Phish and Barenaked Ladies—will pair Earth-conscious concertgoers with the premier reusable water bottle to encourage fans to take positive action for the planet.

To address the huge amount of disposable water bottle waste created at concerts, Nalgene Outdoor Products, maker of reusable water bottles and food storage containers, and REVERB, a non-profit organization that creates and executes ‘green’ programs at rock concerts to reduce environmental waste, have teamed up to provide reusable water bottles to music fans during the 2015 summer and fall live music season.

“Nalgene reusable bottles are a natural fit for a tour greening partner,” explains Adam Gardner, guitarist for Guster and co-director of REVERB. “They directly help us reduce the environmental footprint of concerts in a way that fans appreciate.”

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What do you think? When you go to live concerts, what environmental or eco-friendly actions do you take? Let us know your opinion in the comment box below, we’ll appreciate them!

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Go Green and Save Money [Infographic]

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Green Documentaries: Tapped


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Tapped is a film that examines the role of the bottled water industry and its effects on our health, climate change, pollution, and our reliance on oil.

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