27 Dec '11, 2pm

Going Green: 12 Simple Steps for 2012 | Worldwatch Institute: Tuesday, December 27, 2011As we ring in the new ye...

The bottled water industry sold 8.8 billion gallons of water in 2010, generating nearly $11 billion in profits. Yet plastic water bottles create huge environmental problems. The energy required to produce and transport these bottles could fuel an estimated 1.5 million cars for a year, yet approximately 75 percent of water bottles are not recycled—they end up in landfills, litter roadsides, and pollute waterways and oceans. And while public tap water is subject to strict safety regulations, the bottled water industry is not required to report testing results for its products. According to a study, 10 of the most popular brands of bottled water contain a wide range of pollutants, including pharmaceuticals, fertilizer residue, and arsenic.

Full article: http://www.worldwatch.org/going-green-12-simple-steps-2012

Tweets

12 Simple Steps to Going Green in 2012, from @WorldwatchInst #newyearsresolution #greenideas

12 Simple Steps to Going Green in 2012, from @W...

motherearthnews.com 29 Dec '11, 1am

Recycling programs exist in cities and towns across the United States, helping to save energy and protect the environment....

12 helpful and easy green things to do before 2012

12 helpful and easy green things to do before 2012

earth911.com 29 Dec '11, 3pm

2012 is your year. Stop procrastinating and make composting your New Year's resolution. Lucky for you, we're not asking th...

7 Going Green Tips for Foodies: Simple Steps for 2012

7 Going Green Tips for Foodies: Simple Steps fo...

eatdrinkbetter.com 31 Dec '11, 11am

Recycling programs exist in cities and towns across the United States, helping to save energy and protect the environment....

Simple Low-Cost Green Improvements For Your Hom...

thegoodhuman.com 26 Dec '11, 2pm

Once you’ve exhausted ways to save energy and water around the house as it is, you might consider taking larger steps to...

6 Simple Steps To Keep Your New Year's Resolution In 2012

6 Simple Steps To Keep Your New Year's Resoluti...

tekkaus.com 31 Dec '11, 4am

Nowadays we tend to be forgetful very easily. So in order to keep you focused ALL THE TIME, you need to create constant re...

If going green, i want this ! @alphaque Going g...

hybridcars.com 02 Jan '12, 3pm

OK, the car is on the dealers lots now and it looks pretty cool. Reminiscent of my 1988 CRX SI. The CR-Z has a combined ho...

Our 12 bold predictions for 2012

golfdigest.com 29 Dec '11, 3pm

Golf courses have been hit hard the past few years with the country's economy struggling. Those who still have the means t...

12 Predictions For ‘12

greentechmedia.com 28 Dec '11, 9pm

1. Both dollar totals and deal totals for US cleantech venture capital will be up >20% over 2011. I'm basing this on the h...

12 green business predictions for 2012

businessgreen.com 03 Jan '12, 12am

It is once again time to gaze into our green crystal ball and ask what green business trends will dominate the year ahead?...

Why I’m Going To Domaining Europe And Why You Need To Be There Too!

Why I’m Going To Domaining Europe And Why You N...

morganlinton.com 28 Dec '11, 7pm

We are just days away from 2012 which means it’s time to start planning ahead! There are some great conferences next year ...

Thanks @ecofabulous for featuring the Beaded Shift by Allison Parris in your NYE Revelry Guide!

Thanks @ecofabulous for featuring the Beaded Sh...

ecofabulous.com 27 Dec '11, 8pm

Get ready to paint the town black in this sultry yet classy shift dress ($475.00) sold by Kaight, a New York-based boutiqu...

Green business practices a new fad?

channelnewsasia.com 27 Dec '11, 1pm

SINGAPORE: Green business practices could become the new black for the corporate world in 2012. But going green these days...

12 Steps to a Greener 2012 | Care2 Healthy Living

12 Steps to a Greener 2012 | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 03 Jan '12, 4pm

The Worldwatch Institute—an independent research organization based in Washington, D.C., that works on energy, resource, a...

Air Jordan 12 "Playoffs" 2012 Retro - New Images

Air Jordan 12 "Playoffs" 2012 Retro - New Images

theshoegame.com 28 Dec '11, 4pm

“Playoffs? Don’t talk about playoffs? You kidding me? Playoffs?” Yes, the iconic Air Jordan 12 is back in 2012 in the orig...

Global Government: The Third Ring in the Climat...

globalwarming.org 27 Dec '11, 5pm

During his 2008 campaign, President Obama made his support of climate-change interventions clear, stating that his preside...