Few people take on an issue so intensely that it envelops them. But Lisa Wriley was so fascinated by beverage containers that she became one – a character called Bev the Bottle.
Reusing water bottles is an eco-friendly antidote to single-use disposable plastic bottles, but which of the three main material choices is the greenest option?
In a world first, the University of Canberra has banned the sale of bottled water and provided retailers with a profitable environmental alternative.
With nearly 800,000 views on You Tube, this animated film from the U.S. easily explains the story of why bottled water is so bad for our environment.
Guest-blogger Ruth Hessey from the Total Environment Centre reflects on the G Challenge this issue to ‘avoid single use drinks’, remembering a more simple time when we weren’t so wasteful.
Over 1000 students join the ban on bottled water.
How are we going on the 'switch to tap water' challenge? Remember, you're doing your bit to save the environment when you leave the bottle behind.
It's been 3 months since I started doing the G Challenges. Some of the challenges have turned into habits for me. Have they led to a change in habits for you, or made you re-think your daily activities?
What I've learned this month is that the main reason people buy bottled water isn't the taste, or the health concerns, or the marketing. It's the convenience! But is that a good enough reason to damage the environment?
Brace yourselves: I got the calculator out for this post and have been trying to do some maths. I've been trying to work out the oil used to package the bottled water we drink in Australia.