Abby Seixas, Contributing Writer

September 10, 2009 by  
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Contributing writer Abby Seixas is a psychotherapist, speaker and author of the highly acclaimed book Finding the Deep River Within: A Woman’s Guide to Recovering Balance and Meaning in Everyday Life.

She offers workshops, retreats and individualized coaching, as well as her popular “Deep River”™ groups. Abby’s television appearances include NBC’s The Today Show and the Hallmark Channel, and her work has been featured in local and national print media, including O, the Oprah Magazine; Self; Woman’s Day; Fitness; Body + Soul; and The Boston Globe…

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Power Up 2009 Conference in Ft. Walton Beach April 8 – 11

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Fort Walton Beach, Fla. (March 27, 2009) – The Gulf Coast Energy Network, in cooperation with the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance, the Bay Area Resources Council and Okaloosa County, is bringing together a group of energy leaders, policy makers, scientists, engineers, green building specialists and more for Power Up 2009 Energy Conference & Expo April 8-11, 2009 at the Emerald Coast Conference Center in Fort Walton Beach, Fla.

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Beverage Container Laws Expanding in Several States

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When bottled water first appeared on product shelves, I initially thought it was a waste of money. I held off for a long time. Eventually, like many of you, I saw the relatively small investment as a fair exchange for the convenience of portability. It was an attractive lure. I bit. And I bought. And bought. And bought.

Now that I’m deeply steeped in environmental issues, I have come to understand the disaster of bottled water. Aside from questions about the quality of the water and the safety of the plastic bottles themselves — significant issues, for sure — there’s the problem of waste. Millions of plastic water bottles get tossed in our waterways, lie smashed on our roads, litter our green spaces, or end up in our landfills. In the best-case scenario, they get recycled into other products.

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