Photography Contest

28 01 2010

Jessi

We’d like to know where our customers take their Green Bottles™. Maybe you take yours camping or on long hikes. Maybe you bring them on a golf outing or to a sports event. Or you might keep them on your desk at work instead of a glass that could easily spill onto your computer. Maybe you have the youth size and your kids tote them around everywhere!

Whatever the case enter our new monthly photo contest by sending us your photos  of your Green Bottles™ in action. If your photo is selected we’ll post it on our front page and send you a free Green Bottle™. You can upload your pictures directly to our site or you can join our Flickr group and add them there.

You can submit as many pictures as you like. Since January is almost up we won’t be selecting a winner until February, which gives you plenty of time to take plenty of pictures!

Enjoy photographing your Green Bottle™!

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New Bottles

30 06 2009

INTRODUCING…

Officially Licensed Collegiate Green Bottles!

Show your school spirit with our great new line of bottles featuring many Colleges and Universities!

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The Collegiate bottles should be here in September ’09! Please continue checking this blog for news and updates.





Something to think about

3 06 2009

Here is an interesting article from treehugger.com

A World of Reasons to Ditch Bottled Water  by Union of Concerned Scientists on 7.9.07 

Bottled water manufacturers’ encourage the perception that their products are purer and safer than tap water. Bottled water can cost up to 10,000 times more per gallon than tap water. But the reality is that tap water is actually held to more stringent quality standards than bottled water, and some brands of bottled water are just tap water in disguise. What’s more, our increasing consumption of bottled water—more than 22 gallons per U.S. citizen in 2004 according to the Earth Policy Institute—fuels an unsustainable industry that takes a heavy toll on the environment.

Approximately 1.5 million barrels of oil—enough to run 100,000 cars for a whole year—are used to make plastic water bottles, while transporting these bottles burns even more oil. The growth in bottled water production has increased water extraction in areas near bottling plants, leading to water shortages that affect nearby consumers and farmers. In addition to the millions of gallons of water used in the plastic-making process, two gallons of water are wasted in the purification process for every gallon that goes into the bottles. Nearly 90 percent of water bottles are not recycled and wind up in landfills where it takes thousands of years for the plastic to decompose.

So the next time you feel thirsty, forgo the bottle and turn to the tap. Because the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s standards for tap water are more stringent than the Food and Drug Administration’s standards for bottled water, you’ll be drinking water that is just as safe as, or safer than, bottled. If, however, you don’t like the taste of your tap water or are unsure of its quality, you can buy a filter pitcher or install an inexpensive faucet filter to remove trace chemicals and bacteria. If you will be away from home, fill a reusable bottle from your tap and refill it along the way; travel bottles with built-in filters are also available.

All the more reason to use your Green Bottle everyday!





Green Spring Cleaning

20 05 2009

Spring has sprung!  Unfortunately, along with spring also comes spring cleaning. This year, clean your home with products that are safe for the environment (and your wallet). It is not necessary to spend a lot of money on harsh, chemical cleaners. You can use simple, natural ingredients to make your home shine!

Three great ingredients to have on hand are lemons, baking soda and white vinegar.

Lemons are effective against many household bacteria. Baking soda is a great deodorizer and cleaner and wonderful for making a cleaning paste. Vinegar is a good grease cutter, mildew remover and all purpose cleaner.

-To easily clean your garbage disposal, cut half a lemon into pieces and run them through the disposal. The lemons will clean the disposal and leave your kitchen with a fresh scent!

-You can use household baking soda as a carpet deodorizer. Sprinkle it on your carpet before you vacuum for added freshness.

Do you have any natural cleaning tips you would like to share? Please leave them in the comments section. Thanks!

*Before applying any cleaning solutions, always spot test a small area if possible.





What is a Green Bottle?

29 01 2009

River Green Bottles

Pure & Simple Solutions, L.L.C. has introduced a new line of eco-friendly, stainless steel replacement water bottles that are making a splash with retailers and consumers alike! The Green Bottle™ is not just another sports water bottle.

The Green Bottle™ was designed as a solution to the problems caused by the massive worldwide use of disposable plastic water bottles. In the USA alone, we waste nearly 2.5 million plastic water bottles per day. These plastic water bottles are leeching harmful chemicals into our drinking water and causing a massive disposal problem in our landfills. Additionally the Green Bottle™ is a perfect replacement for those plastic sports bottles that may contain BPA.

The Green Bottle™ offers an affordable and quality alternative to those who are conscious about their health and our environment. Each time you refill your Green Bottle™ you are being pro-active about your health and our environment!

Every Green Bottle™ is made of 18/8, food grade stainless steel and is completely BPA Free!

Green Bottle™ is available in both 20oz/600ml and 25oz/750ml wide mouth and offers 16 unique designs. Many new designs coming soon!

The Green Bottle™ parent company Pure & Simple Solutions, L.L.C. made a decision early on in the design and manufacturing process for the Green Bottle™ to produce the highest quality, safest replacement water bottle at a much more reasonable retail price than currently being offered in the market place. This design and pricing makes Green Bottle™ the obvious, more affordable green choice to those who want to change their lifestyle!

Green Bottle™ has also partnered with 1% for the Planet and has committed to donate a minimum of 1% of all proceeds to non-profit institutions that help protect and maintain our environment and our planet!

If you have more questions about Green Bottle™ please contact us!