bottled water

What Happened In Flint Doesn’t Mean You Should Stop Drinking Tap Water

Lead poisoning the drinking water of Flint, Michigan, is the worst possible disaster — it’s a breakdown of urban systems that could’ve been avoided. It’s an instance of smarmy politicians lying to their constituents. It’s one of the scariest stories I’ve had to write about in some time. But it…

How Can You Kick A Bad Habit?

Yesterday, Alissa Walker addressed our reliance on the bottled water industry and mentioned many different ways to quaff your thirst. Other habits that are harmful to ourselves or the environment often don’t come with ready-made alternatives. So how do you break a nasty habit?