Soda

7 ways to Green Your Soda

Carbonated beverages are one of the world's most popular drinks. Whatever your preferred brand or flavor, there are easy ways to mind the planet while gulping and guzzling the good stuff.

  1. Reuse and recycle used soda bottles and cans

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    After you down that Diet Coke or slam that Sprite, make sure the bottle or can finds its way into a recycling receptacle and not the trash.

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  2. Drink natural soda

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    Although you may be loyally devoted to the P or the C, take a swig of a natural soda that swaps artificial ingredients for pure cane sugar and other better-for-you-and-the-earth ingredients.

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  3. Make your own soda

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    Addicted to the fizz? Concoct your own carbonated creations in the comfort of your kitchen while saving money and eliminating the waste associated with packaged soft drinks.

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  4. Buy products made from recycled soda containers

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    From jewelry to jackets to rugs, many eco-savvy companies are finding creative new ways to breath new life into spent pop cans and bottles.

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  5. Buy items in bulk to reduce packaging waste

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    Are you a big time soda guzzler? Your bladder may object, but super-sizing and bulk-buying soft drinks can help reduce the amount of packaging waste entering the waste stream.

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  6. Support bottle bill legislation

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    If feeling eco-guilt about the outrageous amount of bottled root beer you consume, supporting bottle bill legislation can improve recycling rates in your state. Find out how...

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  7. Buy bulk food to reduce packaging waste

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    Go big or go home! Well, buy the largest bottle of soda you can, that is. This way you'll consume less packaging and make it easier on yourself when recycling day rolls around.

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Comments

07/23/2010
12:47am
Corey

There is a new low cost green way to make soda taste the way you want it to taste. It is available at www.mypopsoda.com

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