A Fun, informative look at a serious problem: Bottled Water!

In addition to the work of the JoinThePipe.org ladies, I want to share with you a video from Annie Leonard, a member and ally of our local Ecology Center. She stars in yet another great web video, which tells the fast-paced, fact-filled story of manufactured demand—how you get Americans to buy more than half a billion bottles of water every week when it already flows from the tap. The film explores the bottled water industry’s attacks on tap water and its use of seductive, environmental-themed advertising to cover up the mountains of plastic waste it produces. These pictures are truly worth a thousand words, and I hope will save many thousands of water bottles:

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