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Reuse, recycle and now, refill: Bottled water comes under attack

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A runner rehydrates after a workout in New York City's Central Park (Photo by Dara L. Miles)


Bottled water is a common sight in Central Park on a warm day (Photo by Dara L. Miles)


Two of the refillable bottles offered on the Tapening Website. (Photo courtesy of Tappening,com)


Tapening creators Eric Yaverbaum (l) and Mark DiMassimo (r) with reusable water bottles. (Photo courtesy of


Environmental activists say only 20 percent of water bottles are recycled (Photo by Dara L. Miles)

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There are signs that Americans may be weaning themselves off their billion-dollar bottled water habit and turning back to the tap.