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More Bottled Water

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Chinese Water

This picture shows Xu Jiehua (r), the wife of the detained Chinese environmental activist Wu Yilong, sitting behind water samples collected by Wu Yilong from Chinese urban rivers and lakes. To me this looks more like popsicle-colors and not like drinking water… hopefully popsicle have different constituents though… Water from Chinese rivers

Celebrity Water

Some people, I think might fall into the category “celebrities”, seem to fall for anything… H2Om is the world’s first “interactive natural spring water” and is infused with the power of positive energy through words, music, colors, symbols, and you. It’s only $34.95 a case. Your choice of: Perfect Health, Love, Prosperity, Gratitude, Will Power, Joy, or Peace. See here, via here

Again Liquid Gummy Bears

On my recent trip to Albuquerque, I had to find out, that the vitaminwater I recently wrote about, in fact is ubiquitous in supermarkets in New Mexico. Who would have thought? And I’ve noticed a lot of people actually drinking it. My only explanation is “good” marketing…

Water Bottles and Waste

The German magazine Der Spiegel has a feature on the waste produced by consuming water from water bottles instead from the tap. The article references the worldwatch institute, but on their webpage I could find only this, which is probably related. The point of the story is that worldwide sales of bottled water have doubled within only years. All these bottles have significant impact on the world’s waste situation.

Written by Claus

May 13th, 2007 at 4:45 am

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