typhoon haiyan

Tomorrow marks another World Water Day, a day of action by world leaders and the general public on behalf of the millions throughout the world without clean drinking water. Established in 1993, World Water Day initiatives have exploded in the past several years, supported and amplified in large part by social media.  [In fact, if […]

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An estimated five to six billion pounds of BPA is produced yearly.  BPA, or bisphenol A, is a chemical prominent in countless plastic products, most notably, plastic water bottles.  Over the last several years, this chemical has come under frequent debate for a whole host of health, safety and environmental issues.  Now, a recent study […]

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Tuesday, November 19th was the first official World Toilet Day.  Those not ingrained in the water or water filters business daily may, as shared in this CNN article, may see this as a bit of a joke.  But in reality, a toilet represents an incredibly basic right that most of our world still lives without.  […]

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A simple headline on the UNICEF website reads, “They Need Everything.”  Food, shelter – and especially clean drinking water – are in short supply.  Relief organizations around the world are mobilizing as quickly and efficiently as possible, but the destruction left in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan is beyond the scope of what many have […]

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In 2007, I traveled to the Philippines where I served as best man in a college friend’s wedding.  I’m one of the four in the picture to the left – I’ll let you guess which. I remember that what made me most nervous about the entire experience was not leaving North America for the first […]

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