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2009-06-19 07:58:19

A small study has shown that people tend to believe that bottled water is somehow healthier than water from the tap.

2009-06-16 15:20:23

Three recession-hit New Yorkers said they have found a way to keep living in the city they love: They each pay $100 a month to pitch a tent in a friend's yard. New York University graduates Louis Frank, 22, and Simon Levy, 22, and their pal Emerson Brown, 22, said their friend, who lives in a $2,250-per-month duplex apartment with five other people in the city's Brooklyn borough, allows them the three one-man tents in the back yard plus kitchen and bathroom privileges for the monthly fee, the...

2009-06-15 10:20:00

PROVIDENCE, R.I., June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the U.S. Conference of Mayors, the largest gathering of mayors in the nation, commissioned an investigation into the true costs of water bottling to American cities.

2009-06-03 13:10:00

LOS ANGELES, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Outdoor Products(R), a friend to travelers and packers for over three decades, is proud to announce the super convenient, ultra-comfortable and seriously tough Power Pack(TM) backpack.

2009-05-15 09:10:00

American Grown bottle, made from plants not crude oil, fits sustainability program WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines announced today they have selected PRIMO water as the exclusive bottled water offered with their new Premium Coach Meal program and as a key addition to their newly executed sustainability program.

2009-05-08 06:55:00

New "Drop the Bottle!" program aims to save the environment while saving students money CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Drinking bottled water isn't just an American obsession, it's a bad habit.

2009-05-06 08:17:00

Students can search by themes such as Backpacking and Best Cities for Singles WALTHAM, Mass., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading online student and faculty travel provider StudentUniverse.com today introduced the new "FarePlay" feature to help travelers search destinations and airfares faster and easier than ever just in time for the busy summer travel season.

2009-04-29 09:49:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- New Wave Enviro Products Inc is proud to offer their new Better Water Bottle Filter and Corn Based Bottle to its line of money saving, green living, reusable water products. The bottle filter provides pure, clean drinking water and can be reused 90 times.

2009-04-03 08:00:00

CINCINNATI, April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In the current economy, Americans are looking for ways to live better for less. PUR has teamed up with top health and environmental experts Dr.

2009-04-02 07:00:00

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint and Your Spending with a New Alternative to Disposable Bottled Water MIRAMAR, Fla., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for Earth Day, Applica Consumer Products, Inc., marketer and distributor of a wide range of small home appliances, introduces Clear2Go(TM) water bottle with filter -- an innovative product set to inspire consumers to change their behavior by adopting a new alternative to disposable bottled water. Why develop a water bottle with a built-in...

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