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DoSomething! Announces Partnership with ProAcqua

Posted: 13.09.13   |   Created by: Do Something

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DoSomething! is pleased to announce it’s partnership with innovative company ProAcqua[+]

Major Australian university bans bottled water

Posted: 24.01.11   |   Created by: Do Something

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The University of Canberra is banning bottled water across its entire campus. It is the first Australian University to do so and it's the biggest ban of its kind to date.[+]

Time for a drinking water fountain renaissance

Posted: 23.09.10   |   Created by: Do Something

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Watch this great clip of DJ Waldow, Director of Community at Blue Sky Factory, urging Ignite Salt Lake City attendees to join him on his boycott of bottled water for the good of their finances, their health and the environment.[+]

DJ Waldow - Why I Quit Bottled Water 594 Days Ago... And You Should Too!

Posted: 26.08.10   |   Created by: Do Something

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Watch this great clip of DJ Waldow, Director of Community at Blue Sky Factory, urging Ignite Salt Lake City attendees to join him on his boycott of bottled water for the good of their finances, their health and the environment.[+]

Plastic Gets There First

Posted: 17.08.10   |   Created by: Do Something

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Surfer/filmaker Chris Malloy and Keith Malloy have spent years travelling around the world looking for the best undiscovered surfing spots. From Antarctica to Iceland and from Galapagos to New Caledonia, no matter how remote the place was, plastic was already there.[+]

Plastic Bottles and Ocean Pollution

Posted: 17.08.10   |   Created by: Do Something

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Oceans make up 97% of the world's water. Oceans feed us and sustain us. Most of the oxygen in our atmosphere is generated by the sea. Oceans drive our climate and weather. Yet we're poisoning the ocean with hundreds of tons of plastic. [+]

Twenty-First Century Waterfall

Posted: 17.08.10   |   Created by: Do Something

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This animation illustrates water bottle recycling rates in the US, which are frighteningly lower than bottled water consumption.[+]

UN affirms right to "safe and clean drinking water"

Posted: 04.08.10   |   Created by: Do Something

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The UN General Assembly has affirmed the "right to safe and clean drinking water" as a basic human right. In Australia we already have access to this virtually free from our taps yet we waste half a billion dollars a year on bottled water. [+]

Major Australian university bans bottled water

Posted: 24.01.11   |   Created by: Do Something

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The University of Canberra is banning bottled water across its entire campus and it's the first Australian University to do so.[+]

"Tapped" filmmaker Stephanie Soechtig & Katie Couric

Posted: 17.08.10   |   Created by: Do Something

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"Tapped" filmmaker Stephanie Soechtig and International Bottled Water Association's Joe Doss spoke to CNN's Katie Couric about whether bottled water companies disparage tap water and some common misconceptions.[+]

Plastiki arrives in Sydney

Posted: 26.07.10   |   Created by: Do Something

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Read all about the Plastiki - the catamaran made entirely from recycled plastics - which has sailed across the Pacific from San Francisco, arriving in Sydney, Australia, 26 July 2010.[+]

Are we being ripped off by the bottled water industry?

Posted: 03.07.10   |   Created by: Do Something

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Submit your most expensive bottled water price here[+]

Changing consumer behaviour one water bottle at a time

Posted: 17.06.10   |   Created by: Do Something

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Read about how business and design are combining to encourage consumers to rethink their bottled water use.[+]

SFA's Arqua Fountain wins Best Environmental Product

Posted: 15.05.10   |   Created by: Do Something

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Street Furniture Australia wins at CivEnEx 2010 show[+]

Manly update

Posted: 14.05.10   |   Created by: Do Something

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Read about how the groundbreaking Manly Council drinking fountains project is progressing, 20 months on, with significant reductions in bottled water waste.[+]

How do you sell bottled water?

Posted: 11.05.10   |   Created by: Do Something

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ABC's The Gruen Transfer looks at how drinks manufacturers market bottled water to consumers.[+]

The Story of Bottled Water

Posted: 21.04.10   |   Created by: Do Something

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Check out the funny and compelling video about bottled water from the team behind The Story of Stuff.[+]

Arqua Station - Innovative drinking fountain design

Posted: 16.10.09   |   Created by: Do Something

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The Arqua Station is a new drinking fountain design to help reduce our reliance on bottled water.[+]

Bundanoon - Australia's first bottled water free town

Posted: 02.10.09   |   Created by: Do Something

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Do Something and Go Tap have played a key role in helping Bundanoon to become Australia's first bottled water free town.[+]

New E-Book on Manly Council's water fountains

Posted: 21.05.09   |   Created by: Do Something

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Today, councils around Australia have been sent information about Manly Council's water fountain case study.[+]

60 Minutes airs special feature on bottled water issue

Posted: 13.04.09   |   Created by: Do Something

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On Easter Sunday 12 April, Channel 9's '60 Minutes' aired an in depth exposé on bottled water, featuring Jon Dee of the Do Something's Go Tap campaign.[+]

Media Update

Posted: 28.03.09   |   Created by: Do Something

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Coverage of the bottled water issue in the media continues.[+]

New research commissioned by Go Tap throws light on bottled water

Posted: 04.03.09   |   Created by: Do Something

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Go Tap recently commissioned a survey of 1000 Australians on bottled water usage.[+]

Uber Bottle Brings Sexy Back to the Tap

Posted: 10.02.09   |   Created by: Do Something

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If you are looking for a great reusable bottle, check out this uber sexy Kor Bottle.[+]

Go Tap Facebook Fan Page

Posted: 10.02.09   |   Created by: Do Something

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Check out our new Facebook page, and become a fan. Click here to find out how.[+]

Go Tap Updates

Posted: 10.02.09   |   Created by: Do Something

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The Go Tap team has been busy over Christmas and the New Year...[+]

Bottled water - off the menu

Posted: 09.12.08   |   Created by: Kylie Kwong

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Removing bottled water is part of our commitment to sustainability at my restaurant, Billy Kwong.[+]

Women's Weekly Feature

Posted: 15.12.08   |   Created by: Do Something

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Check out the double page spread featuring Brooke Satchwell from the Go Tap campaign in the Christmas issue of Woman’s Weekly on page 44. [+]

Bottled environmental damage

Posted: 05.12.08   |   Created by: Jeff Angel

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Bottled water is an unjustified luxury, simply a fashion statement roaming free of environmental responsibility[+]

Bottlemania

Posted: 25.11.08   |   Created by: Elizabeth Royte

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Bottled water is often no better than tap water and its environmental and social costs are high[+]

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