How to Reduce – Reuse – Recycle Your Plastic Water Bottle Waste

Posted on: November 12, 2019
Woman drinking from a reusable water bottle.

For more than 50 years, global production and consumption of plastics have continued to rise, and the trend will continue. Studies have estimated plastic production will triple by 2050.1 This uptick can be attributed to plastics’ attractive qualities – it’s versatile, lightweight, strong, moisture resistant, Continue Reading

Have You Thought about the Water-as-a-Service Alternative to Water Delivery?

Posted on: July 8, 2019
Water-as-a-Service Water Cooler

All companies should prioritize providing a clean, safe, and healthy workplace environment for their employees. However, they shouldn’t make compromises while doing so. There’s a way you can satisfy your employees and please your budget, and it’s not with bottled water delivery – it’s with Continue Reading

Join the Battle to Reduce Water Bottles and End Plastic Waste!

Posted on: November 12, 2015
Picking up a plastic water bottle

Last Updated: 9/15/2020 Experts believe the world’s plastic binge is as serious a threat as climate change. Eliminating our need for unnecessary containers like disposable water bottles can significantly reduce the plastic waste jeopardizing oceans, coastlines, and other environments. If you think about the fact that Continue Reading

Most Seabirds Consume Plastic

Posted on: September 3, 2015

As you squeeze the last unofficial hours of summer in this upcoming Labor Day Weekend, listen for the symphony of seabird calls as the seabirds swoop in the water, along the coastline, and for your food. While they may be a slight annoyance for your Continue Reading

The International Bottled Water Association Enables Litterers

Posted on: July 29, 2015
River full of Plastic Water Bottles

According to the Huffington Post, a newly approved budget amendment will force national parks to sell water in disposable plastic bottles. This congressional action came only after a lobbying campaign from the International Bottled Water Association. The amendment will only further enable littering, an already Continue Reading

An Ocean of Plastic

Posted on: December 18, 2014

How about a swim in the beautiful plastic sea? In what is being described as “the most scientifically rigorous estimate to date,” scientists have more accurately estimated how much plastic is floating in the Earth’s oceans. After gathering data from 24 ship expeditions from around Continue Reading

Back to School Shopping? Don’t Forget Your Reusable Water Bottle!

Posted on: August 28, 2014
Back-to-School Shopping with Quench

It’s that time of the year again – when parents are excited and kids are sad – it’s Back to School season! While Back to School shopping this year, make sure you pick up a reusable water bottle because four more schools have banned the Continue Reading

Exploring Plastic’s Influence on Water and Art

Posted on: July 18, 2014
Jane Runyeon - Art Piece

Artist Jane Runyeon will be creating a large scale installation art piece for this weekend’s Berks Sustainability Fest in Wyomissing, PA. Her installation piece, WATER BOTTLE RAIL, will highlight the dichotomy of the number of plastic water bottles used versus those that are recycled. Runyeon Continue Reading

Climate Change Might Affect Drinking Water

Posted on: July 14, 2014
Potomac River

Factors of global warming have recently influenced the movement of waterways, which could later lead to various problems with tap water. Rising air and water temperatures in combination with increased development has caused slower water speeds in usually fast-moving rivers. Officials fear that these changes reduce Continue Reading


Posted on: June 9, 2014
Plastiglomerate from the Ocean

A recent study reported by the Geological Society of America has revealed that synthetic plastic, which has an overwhelming presence in our world today, will become a permanent part of the geological record, as plastic takes about 1,000 years to completely break down.  As it Continue Reading