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  • Litter-less Lunches | Back2Tap
    3 Reusable grocery bags and produce bags to keep in the trunk of your car 4 Reusable bags that are compact enough to fit into your purse or pocket for small purchases 5 Reusable coffee mugs to take with you to the coffee shop or work 6 Reusable cloths and rags for cleaning up the kitchen and the rest of the house 7 Reusable cloth napkins with napkin rings for

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  • Reusable Bottle | Back2Tap
    are popping up for sale all over the place these days At the Go Green Festival in New York City last April I spotted a stainless steel bottle for 27 At local grocery stores I ve seen metal bottles for just 10 Custom logoed bottles can cost anywhere between 3 00 and 13 00 So what s the difference It turns out plenty I m sure you ve heard the old saying you get what you pay for There are some serious quality issues with the cheap metal bottles we know because we tested lots of them in the process of choosing a bottle for Back2Tap We encountered leaking caps paint that literally peeled off after a few weeks logos that were printed poorly and faded quickly thin walls that dented very easily and poor polishing finishing on the bottle Then there s the question of what the bottles are made of a cheap bottle may not be made of food grade materials If you choose stainless steel rather than aluminum you won t have to worry about a cheap liner that may allow unwanted constituents to leach into your beverage Back2Tap bottles are 0 5mm thick printed with safe and resilient paints in the USA and are tested to ensure that they comply with FDA and ASTM standards An acquaintance of mine sheepishly admitted to me recently that she had supplied her whole swim team with cheap stainless steel water bottles last winter and now regrets it The bottles are so junky no one wants to use them anymore At the Watchung Hills Green Day event in October a customer who bought a stainless water bottle at our exhibit table admitted that she had just purchased a cheaper steel water bottle at another table She bought it solely to

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  • Stainless Steel Water Bottles | Back2Tap
    the 96 brands inspected there only 24 complied with this new law Surprisingly the California bottled water labels were less forthcoming than brands sold elsewhere If you d like to see how your bottled water stacks up you can visit the EWG report card Hopefully your brand didn t earn itself a place on the EWG Shelf of Shame The only A went to filtered tap water If you are drinking bottled water because you think it s better than tap water think again Unlike bottled water tap water quality is strictly regulated Consumers have access to reports about their water s source testing protocol and test results If you want to drink the best tasting healthiest cheapest and most carbon conscious drink fill your reusable stainless steel water bottle with your own tap water filtered if you like Category bottled water stainless steel water bottles tap water Read More Comment 1 Posted by admin January 11th 2011 Tags bottled water stainless steel bottles stainless steel water bottles steel water bottle tap water Stainless steel water bottles are not all created equal Reusable metal water bottles are popping up for sale all over the place these days At the Go Green Festival in New York City last April I spotted a stainless steel bottle for 27 At local grocery stores I ve seen metal bottles for just 10 Custom logoed bottles can cost anywhere between 3 00 and 13 00 So what s the difference It turns out plenty I m sure you ve heard the old saying you get what you pay for There are some serious quality issues with the cheap metal bottles we know because we tested lots of them in the process of choosing a bottle for Back2Tap We encountered leaking caps paint that literally peeled off after a few weeks logos that were printed poorly and faded quickly thin walls that dented very easily and poor polishing finishing on the bottle Then there s the question of what the bottles are made of a cheap bottle may not be made of food grade materials If you choose stainless steel rather than aluminum you won t have to worry about a cheap liner that may allow unwanted constituents to leach into your beverage Back2Tap bottles are 0 5mm thick printed with safe and resilient paints in the USA and are tested to ensure that they comply with FDA and ASTM standards An acquaintance of mine sheepishly admitted to me recently that she had supplied her whole swim team with cheap stainless steel water bottles last winter and now regrets it The bottles are so junky no one wants to use them anymore At the Watchung Hills Green Day event in October a customer who bought a stainless water bottle at our exhibit table admitted that she had just purchased a cheaper steel water bottle at another table She bought it solely to support the soccer team even though she knew she would never actually use such

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  • Tap Water | Back2Tap
    purification methods and results of purity testing Turns out for over half of the brands very little is revealed about where the water came from how it was treated and what s actually in it The bottled water companies like it this way They have been fighting hard against labeling even in the midst of serious public criticism for lack of accountability The most shocking finding was that 8 of the 10 best selling domestic brands earned a D or an F So the mainstream brands can you say Coke Pepsi and Nestle that you may have thought you could trust are resisting accountability What do they have to hide What is in their water In 2007 California passed a law requiring basic information on bottled water labels Of the 96 brands inspected there only 24 complied with this new law Surprisingly the California bottled water labels were less forthcoming than brands sold elsewhere If you d like to see how your bottled water stacks up you can visit the EWG report card Hopefully your brand didn t earn itself a place on the EWG Shelf of Shame The only A went to filtered tap water If you are drinking

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  • July, 2012 | Back2Tap
    to offer an expanded line of products that fit within our mission of educating groups about the world water crisis and reducing the dependency on disposable plastic products Check back soon to see our new shopping cart which will offer a great selection of custom water bottle reusable bags recycled apparel and much more Thank you for your continued support and we look forward to making a difference in communities

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  • January, 2011 | Back2Tap
    Back2Tap campaign To learn more about our program please visit Schools Groups page on our website or contact us with any questions Category fundraising Uncategorized Read More Comment 1 Posted by admin January 14th 2011 Tags bottled water custom bottles reusable bottles reusable water bottle school fundraiser school water bottles stainless steel water bottles Report cards are in bottled water gets an F filtered tap water gets an A What s in your bottled water A comprehensive new Environmental Working Group EWG report found that you really don t have any way to know What s on the labels Bucolic scenes of mountain streams and crystal clear lakes adorn the plastic bottles along with vague claims about the pristine source and purity of the water The unfortunate reality is there is no such thing anymore All drinking water needs to be properly treated before it is consumed EWG studied the transparency of 173 varieties of bottled water That is they evaluated how well the bottled water companies provided information about the water s source purification methods and results of purity testing Turns out for over half of the brands very little is revealed about where the water came from how it was treated and what s actually in it The bottled water companies like it this way They have been fighting hard against labeling even in the midst of serious public criticism for lack of accountability The most shocking finding was that 8 of the 10 best selling domestic brands earned a D or an F So the mainstream brands can you say Coke Pepsi and Nestle that you may have thought you could trust are resisting accountability What do they have to hide What is in their water In 2007 California passed a law requiring basic information on bottled water labels Of the 96 brands inspected there only 24 complied with this new law Surprisingly the California bottled water labels were less forthcoming than brands sold elsewhere If you d like to see how your bottled water stacks up you can visit the EWG report card Hopefully your brand didn t earn itself a place on the EWG Shelf of Shame The only A went to filtered tap water If you are drinking bottled water because you think it s better than tap water think again Unlike bottled water tap water quality is strictly regulated Consumers have access to reports about their water s source testing protocol and test results If you want to drink the best tasting healthiest cheapest and most carbon conscious drink fill your reusable stainless steel water bottle with your own tap water filtered if you like Category bottled water stainless steel water bottles tap water Read More Comment 1 Posted by admin January 11th 2011 Tags bottled water stainless steel bottles stainless steel water bottles steel water bottle tap water New Year s Re Use Solutions for Green Parents If we had to sum up Back2Tap s company mission in a single word it

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  • December, 2010 | Back2Tap
    the cafeteria and in hallways and install a water filter on the tap in the teachers lounge Offering chilled filtered tap water will allay concerns about the spreading of germs at the water fountains taste of tap water and water quality Custom water bottles B ottles that are reusable Request that students teachers parents and other visitors to the school bring their own reusable bottles or mugs to school each day and to all special events Consider having a reusable bottle fundraiser or simply issuing school water bottles to every student Custom stainless steel water bottles with the school logo are a big hit with students Monies raised can be used to fund water coolers C ontainers for serving Pitchers filled from the faucet or from water coolers can be used to serve tap water to students in their class rooms Large portable coolers filled with the help of a pitcher can be used to dispense tap water at large gatherings For those who forget their reusable bottles it is important to have some biodegradable disposable cups on hand and a recycling bin to collect them Pitcher Portable cooler Bottle free bliss All in all becoming a bottle free school is not as daunting as it sounds Life was good BBW Putting the ABCs in place is easier and cheaper than you d expect The key to getting cooperation from the entire community will be establishing and communicating a school wide bottled water policy and letting everyone know you ve got the ABCs covered You ll be glad you did because eliminating bottled water at your school will simplify planning and clean up for events reduce the volume of waste save parents money model a sustainable lifestyle for students as well as reap significant environmental benefits for everyone Category bottle free events bottles free schools Read More Comment 1 Posted by admin December 17th 2010 Tags bottle free events bottled water custom bottles school fundraiser school water bottles tap water Stainless steel water bottles are not all created equal Reusable metal water bottles are popping up for sale all over the place these days At the Go Green Festival in New York City last April I spotted a stainless steel bottle for 27 At local grocery stores I ve seen metal bottles for just 10 Custom logoed bottles can cost anywhere between 3 00 and 13 00 So what s the difference It turns out plenty I m sure you ve heard the old saying you get what you pay for There are some serious quality issues with the cheap metal bottles we know because we tested lots of them in the process of choosing a bottle for Back2Tap We encountered leaking caps paint that literally peeled off after a few weeks logos that were printed poorly and faded quickly thin walls that dented very easily and poor polishing finishing on the bottle Then there s the question of what the bottles are made of a cheap bottle may not

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  • November, 2010 | Back2Tap
    mind YES That is exactly what we need reusable school water bottles for everyone We convinced the PTO to sell custom stainless steel water bottles school wide and make it a green fundraiser Before it was all said and done it was a town wide school fundraiser involving seven schools the first one of its kind in town We decided to price the bottles close to retail prices to keep

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