Vigilant Futures Blog: No more plastic!

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Vigilant Futures Blog: No more plastic!

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Vigilant Futures is officially a plastic bottle-free zone! #csr #environment
Friday, October 15, 2010 - 1:30pm


   Submitted by Adelaide Z

According to nearly 1 billion people don’t have access to clean drinking water. Despite our access to free, clean drinking water, North Americans still prefer bottled water. The United Nations estimates there are 46,000 pieces of plastic in every square mile of ocean and approximately 80% of this plastic debris originates from land. North Americans seem to be the worst culprits as over the last few decades, we’ve turned away from our kitchen tap to the refrigerator for a 500 ml bottle to quench our thirst.

Well, not at Vigilant Futures, not anymore!
Back in January we began an awareness campaign to draw attention to the number of plastic water bottles we were going through every day. If a picture is worth a thousand words, then what better image for everyone to gaze upon than the actual plastic bottles consumed?

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