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Alison Bell
Microplastic Contamination Found in Most Major Brands of Bottled Water Globally

Microplastic Contamination Found in Most Major Brands of Bottled Water Globally

Written By: Jerfferey Jaxen   According to a recent study’s findings, 93 percent of bottled water showed signs of microplastic contamination averaging 10.4 large (> 100 um) microplastic particles per liter of bottled water. The tests included brands like Evian, Aquafina, and Dasani.  A recent study from the State University of New York at Fredonia titled Synthetic Polymer Contamination in Bottled Water was part of a project involving original research and reporting by the US-based journalism organization Orb Media. The study looked at 11 globally-sourced brands of bottled water including Aquafina, Dasani, Evian, Nestle Pure Life, and San Pellegrino along with other leading international brands. In total...

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Alison Bell
The Simple Human Need That Has Become So Confusing

The Simple Human Need That Has Become So Confusing

WATER WATER WATER How is it, that we somehow have ended up paying more for bottled drinking water than we often do for coffee or a fresh juice? It’s madness! While it’s absurd and sometimes a little incomprehensible, the crux of the issue is one that we can all agree upon. Everyone wants good quality water – whether drinking it or using it for another purpose. The question is, what IS the best? The options can be confusing. What’s the difference? Is there even a difference? And if so, which should I opt for; purified water, distilled water, spring water...

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