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What is Water Insecurity and How is The People Concern Helping?

Readily accessible, clean drinking water is the most basic human necessity, but something many of us may take for granted.    For our neighbors experiencing homelessness without stable shelter, safe drinking water is not a guarantee, and dehydration is a very real possibility. Ongoing, insufficient access to drinking water is referred to as “water insecurity,” and according to Scientific American, it affects “almost every corner of the U.S.,” including what may be categorized as more affluent cities like Los Angeles. We are proud to announce our latest Bottle for Bottle partnership with The People Concern as they empower the most vulnerable...

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How Do I Stay Hydrated?

We all lead busy lifestyles. Whether you’re always traveling, you go to every major music festival in the country, you’re feeling dry during the holidays, you work for hours and hours outside, or you have trouble drinking water throughout the school or work day - phew, that was a mouthful - you’re not alone. We're here to help and compiled these tips to help you stay hydrated.  How Do I Stay Hydrated While Traveling? Especially if you’re traveling on an airplane, it’s easy to become dehydrated. Still, these travel tips are helpful even when you’re going on a road trip...

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What is Single-Use Plastic?

More than just a buzzword, single-use plastic is a huge problem when it comes to environmental sustainability. Single-use plastic refers to any plastic item that is used only once and thrown away, often not recycled. Clearly, this is an issue and single-use plastic should be avoided if at all possible. Roughly 300 million tons of plastic gets produced each year with only 10 to 13% of it being recycled properly. Plus, the production of plastic, in general, uses up a lot of valuable resources, so even if we were good at recycling (which we’re not), it’s still better to reuse...

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What is a Paleo Diet?

It’s the buzzword diet of the decade but can still be difficult to understand. What actually is the paleo diet anyway? The name “paleo” is taken from “paleolithic.” The paleolithic era of humans is also known as the Stone Age, and it’s been assumed that hunter-gatherers from that time period would eat only whole foods. Therefore, the paleo diet became a popular way of eating based on the way early humans possibly ate. Although there’s no hard evidence to confirm that humans from over 2,000 years ago ate a certain diet but eating whole, unprocessed foods seem to bring positive...

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