Seeing a Baader-Meinhof terrorist entering court clutching a PET bottle, in a photo in today’s Independent, reminded the Blog that carrying a plastic bottle around all day has one key advantage: protection from malicious poisoning. No doubt Ms Verena Becker, formerly of the Red Army Faction (which started as the Baader-Meinhof gang), chose to […]
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Clive was pushing his baby daughter past the vegetable counter when I bumped into him at the weekend. I didn’t know he’d had a baby. “Yes,” he said. “The baby was born in the car on the way to Kingston hospital. It was in the local papers.” Clive used to work at ICIS, and we […]
At last a PET wine bottle which doesn’t need to be refrigerated or filled within two weeks of production, according Australian wine producer Wolf Blass. It looks like glass, tastes like glass, but is much lighter and more eco-friendly at the same time. “Wolf Blass Green Label, with its 51g PET wine bottle compared to an […]
As the anti bottled-water movement grows more vociferous in Europe and the US, there are signs that even the French are moving away from their dependency on Badoit, Evian and Vittel. More than two thirds of French people now regularly drink tap water compared with 59% five years ago, according to an article in the Times.