Don’t drink bottled water, you may get E.coli, while some kid’s urine causes a public water facility to dump all storage, oh, and Cleveland rocks!

More reasons to ditch the plastic!

Inspector Planet, Earth's Superhero

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So are we really surprised to hear issues with bottled water?  Well, we should be shocked the E.coli contamination in Pennsylvania was actually found before people got sick!  Due to lack of regulation on bottled water, many “less than perfect” batches are sold to millions every day.  Of course the company is saying that the lab that tested the water made an error while testing.  Just to clarify, E.coli bacteria lives in human and animal waste, and is fatal to babies, and the elderly.  Labs are pretty much guarenteed to be E.coli free.  Meanwhile in public municipality world, the city of Portland dumped 38 million gallons of treated drinking water because some dumb high school kid thought it would be funny to pee in it.  Many think this was wasteful, but if it didn’t happen, I wouldn’t be able to use it as an example.  Do you think a bottled water company, who doesn’t…

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I’ve got 500 Billion Problems, But A Brita Isn’t One

Let’s limit our use of plastic, and do what we can to prevent adverstiy to our health and wildlife health, caused by plastic

Inspector Planet, Earth's Superhero

By now, you know my stance on bottled water, and how ridiculous I believe the concept is.  I have never thought twice about taking a plastic bag from a grocery store, however, I refuse to throw them away; so I let them build up in my cupboard, in hopes for re-use, and then when they are coming out of the doors, I finally recycle them.  I was encouraged to  watch the documentary called “Bag it” cleverly named to make connections with the plastic bag, and the slang meaning. I have studied environmental engineering for over a decade and I was shocked by the statistics stated in this film and my follow-up research.

We go through 500 Billion single-use plastic bags a year, the US alone goes through 5 million bottled water products every 5 minutes, and the US spends 12 Billion dollars on bottled water per year! Can you imagine how much money…

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Trevor’s Eco-Education Foundation Kickstarter

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I became involved with the Trevor’s Eco-Education Foundation about 6 months ago.  I have honestly never met such passionate people.  The vision is to create a middle-school age series of books, about a boy named Trevor and the obstacles he has to face to save our world from environmental catastrophe…kind of like a fictional, male, younger, version of me.  Public outreach and education is the most effective way to make a difference and this organization does exactly that.  This campaign needs help.  The goal is 27K and if it is not reached in 15 days, none of the money raised goes towards this cause.  Please give what you can and spread the word!