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Sophia Bush designs eco-friendly water bottle
Sophia Bush has designed an eco-friendly
water bottle for charity.
The One Tree Hill star has created the
reusable dispenser, which filters water before users drink it, to
raise funds for The Nature Conservancy.
Bush is urging her fans to snap up the
container, named The Water Bobble, as a green alternative to
She says, "The climate is changing, and so is
the availability of clean water. In many countries clean water is
not available at all. Thus you can imagine why I am bummed that
more people don't consider the source of their water, or even
realise that it is precious.
"A lot of us satisfy our desire for 'clean'
water by going out and buying bottled water by the caseload. But
here's the funny thing. Bottled water is less regulated than
municipal or city water. I know that tap water can often taste
funny, but usually that's just minerals or leftovers from the
purifying process - and bottled water is expensive! The expense
aside, bottled water is also costly to the environment.
"This amazing little device is working. The
Water Bobble. The makers say it better than I can. 'We set out to
satisfy our desire for fresh, clean, portable water while
minimising the considerable costs bottled water imposes on our
environment and ourselves... We needed our bottle to be recyclable
and resilient. We needed to hold costs down... in essence, we
wanted it all.' And they got it."