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Amusing bottled water marketing part 2

by: Mike posted on: July 5th, 2011

Oregon Rain Natural Virgin Water Our clouds avoid populated areas. “100% rainwater.  Over the PacificOcean, where fresh, cold air from the North Pole meets warm air from the equator, clouds dripping with naturally clean, pure water are produced. These clouds travel from the ocean, avoiding populated areas and arrive over the Willamette Valley. There on a specialized farm, Ore..

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Calling all Android developers

by: Cristina posted on: June 23rd, 2011

Calling all Android developers

You will no doubt already have seen that we recently launched a great iPhone app so people can locate free tap water on the high street.  Now we want to do the same for Android! We'd like to hear from any Android app developers who could donate their time to create a tap water Android app. Drop us a line if you can help.

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Plastic bottle jellyfish

by: Cristina posted on: June 22nd, 2011

Plastic bottle jellyfish

A giant jellyfish made out of plastic bottles and other rubbish found on the beaches of Oregon, USA. Made by Angela Hasseltine Pozzi for the Washed Ashore project, a community project aiming to create awareness of marine debris and pollution through art.

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Amusing bottled water marketing part 1

by: Mike posted on: June 15th, 2011

I would love to have a job making up this stuff to entice the general public to buy more plastic. We at tapwater.org are collecting the most outrageous bottled water marketing blurb used to get us to part with our hard earned cash. Part one is a piece from the Waitrose in house magazine about their Penta bottled water. It's 'ultra purified", restructured micro-water' that o..

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Bottled water not healthier than tap says new research

by: Cristina posted on: June 9th, 2011

Bottled water not healthier than tap says new research

Many people choose bottled water because they think it is healthier than the water out of their taps but new research suggests that tap water may actually be the healthier option. 45% of children studied by Dr. Marc H. Gorrelick , pediatrician and professor of pediatrics at the Medical College of Wisconsin, drank bottled water exclusively, and those who drank more bottled water than tap wat..

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Tapwater.org and the man behind it all

by: Cristina posted on: May 24th, 2011

The lovely Juliet Shield has written a very nice piece about tapwater.org and the man behind it all on her blog.  There's even a photo of our Founder/Director Mike. Read it here. Juliet is a restaurant consultant based in central London, with an emphasis on art gallery and museum catering. She also mentors start-ups, be it cafes, restaurants or food producers, and vigorously suppor..

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