Teenager Ben DeBlois turned his concern about water bottle pollution into a company. Pinecone Products focuses on water quality products.
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Plastic can only be recycled one, right? Not according to Dirtball: their “the 50” jacket made from PET plastic bottles can be further recycled.
I waited to write this post until after I had the opportunity to speak with SIGG CEO Steve Wasik. I am still disappointed. Over this last week we have learned that SIGG bottles manufactured before August 2008 (not 2009, as I mistakenly mentioned earlier) contained Bisphenol-A (BPA) in their liners. BPA is a chemical used […]
It’s not that Mt. Whitney, the tallest mountain in the Lower 48, needs any more publicity. After all, about 30,000 hikers annually make the trek up to the thin air of 14, 496 feet. People who secure even a day use wilderness permit (not much fun making the ascent in one day) through the Mt. […]
Updated editor’s note (9/7/09): We were extremely disappointed to find out that SIGG hadn’t been completely honest about the presence of BPA in its “water-based, non-toxic coating” mentioned later in this article. I thought hard about taking this one down; instead, I encourage you to take a look at Simran Sethi’s post on the revelation […]