Are You Ready to De-Plastify Your Life?

Four years ago I took the Take Back the Tap! pledge sponsored by Food & Water Watch to give up bottled water and, instead, drink tap water. (Research shows that most bottled water is actually municipal tap water anyway!) And when you figure in the costs of company water-rights, bottling, labeling, and marketing pre-packaged water, you pay up to 10,000 times more money for bottled water than water from your own tap! And where does that plastic go? The EPA says that in 2011, the US alone generated 32 million tons of plastic waste, and only 8% of that waste was recovered for recycling. Can you imagine what the global statistics might be?

Within 6 months, I extended my pledge to no plastic bottles at all. And I was surprised how easy that first year was! I have several reusable bottles on hand (such as BPA-free Nalgene, glass and stainless steel) that I fill and chill before I leave the house. If I forget my water and stop for a portable beverage, I only buy a drink if I have an option available in a glass bottle.

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Could You Be Living a Healthier, More Vibrant Life?

Do you endure muscle aches and joint pain?

Are your cravings, especially for sweets and carbohydrates, controlling you?

Do you feel fatigued, suffer from “brain fog” or feel scattered?

Are you moody, depressed or short-tempered?

Do you often have headaches or migraines? PMS symptoms?

Good nutrition boosts you physically, mentally and emotionally. If you answered yes to any of the questions above, what might be lacking in your diet?

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