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 Post subject: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch
PostPosted: Tue, 22 Sep 2009, 09:54 
Over 7 million tons of plastic spanning twice the size of Texas. If you're tempted to buy bottled water, watch this first:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tnUjTHB1lvM&feature=fvst

It takes 200ml of oil to produce 600ml of bottled water, before adding on the carbon costs of transporting it. Bundanoon in Australia have become the first community to vote for a voluntary ban on bottled water, with only 2 dissenting votes out of 400.

http://www.news.com.au/story/0,27574,25 ... 59,00.html


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