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2010-03-22 11:57:00

NEW YORK, March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Move Collective, LLC, today invites you to celebrate World Water Day by making the choice to embrace clean drinking water in a sustainable manner. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100322/NY74450 ) The most popular mode Americans currently employ to obtain clean drinking water, with single-use plastic water bottles, has a hefty price tag attached to it. Americans annually spend over $15 billion on bottled water. Environmentally, the costs...

2010-03-22 09:10:00

PARKER, Colo., March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of World Water Day on March 22, WorldNomads.com wanted to educate travelers on water safety precautions overseas. Water is something most travelers take for granted until they step on a plane and head out into the developing world. Then they suddenly realize that this precious liquid so necessary to sustain life can also cause serious ill health and even worse. Nothing ruins a good trip like a bout of diarrhea, nausea, feeling totally...

2010-03-01 07:20:00

DAVENPORT, Iowa, March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- French Water Cure Diet recently introduced a patented water curing method that converts plain water to comparable water quality found only in high-cost, European bottled brands with high impact on the environment. The doctor-recommended method neutralizes chlorine and contaminants while improving the pH, flow structure, mineral and electrolyte content of plain water. French Water Cure Diet helps with weight loss, diabetes, headaches and more, while...

2010-02-04 13:01:00

GREENWICH, Conn., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study released today finds that water, in all its forms, has the least environmental impact of any beverage choice. And when compared to other packaged beverages, including soft drinks, sports drinks, enhanced waters and juices, bottled water has the lightest environmental footprint. The "life cycle analysis study," available at www.beveragelcafootprint.com, was commissioned by Nestle Waters North America and conducted by Quantis...

2010-01-28 15:21:00

MARIETTA, Ga., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Online tarps superstore MyTarp.com has expanded its inventory to include new high quality tarps designed for building enclosure and building hoarding. The new building enclosure and building hoarding tarps are constructed of high quality flame retardant vinyl fabrics including temper tent vinyl and coated vinyl tarp material. The new temper tent vinyl tarps are extremely strong and resistant to cold temperatures, waterproof, and flame and tear...

2010-01-12 12:44:00

LONDON, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- HostelBookers.com has launched its biggest ever winter sale this January, and with up to 90% off properties in some of our top destinations beds are set to be snapped up quickly. Splitting the featured properties into four categories, the 24-day promotion will offer deals on accommodation for adventure travel, beach holidays, cheap city breaks and ski trips. HostelBookers has accommodation to suit all needs. With destinations ranging from sun-drenched...

2009-12-16 12:31:00

PHOENIX, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Sparkletts/Sierra Springs bottled water delivery is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with OWaters, LLC (O'Premium Water Products) to acquire the assets of OWaters home and office bottled water delivery and filtration service business. As these two companies combine resources, Sparkletts/Sierra Springs will assume management of the bottled water delivery and filtration operations for both companies. As a result of combining these two...

2009-12-16 12:01:00

GREENWICH, Conn., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle Waters North America Inc. today announced its next-generation Eco-Shape(®) bottle, the company's latest step in an ongoing commitment to reduce plastic consumption across its brand portfolio. The introduction helps Nestle Waters exceed its goal for plastic reduction, or lightweighting, in its half-liter, single-serve bottles by an additional 15 percent by 2010, as outlined in the company's 2008 Corporate Citizenship...

2009-12-13 21:13:00

SINGAPORE, Dec. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the easy availability of municipal water in Vietnam, the water standard is often questionable. This situation, very often, cannot be remedied at home as most Vietnamese do not own home water filtering devices. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) Consumers are increasingly aware of health issues related to the quality of the tap water, and are willing to spend on bottled water, especially in large urban areas. Considering...

2009-12-02 17:12:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: First Aid Kits - Global Market Opportunities http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164288/First-Aid--Kits---Global-Market-Opportunities.html Active lifestyles among young and old alike, meanwhile, are giving year-round life to the first aid category. The trend towards self-care is a major force for widening market opportunities in the first aid products category. The global...


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  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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