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Concord Bylaw Tested Again and Remains Strong

December 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

An effort to repeal Concord’s ban on the sale of plastic water bottles was resoundingly defeated at Town Meeting on Wednesday night. Resident Jean Hill, who led the initial fight for the ban, said she...

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The following video is a informative and influential film encompassing the bottled water industry and their destructive actions. This video explains the cycle that these monster companies take in order to keep their product afloat and their profits...

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As our friend Jean Hill fought long and strong for two years to ban the sale of plastic bottled water within her hometown, the Town Meeting attendees voted in the passing of the bylaw that supported...

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Concord, Massachusetts, has become the first U.S. city to ban the sale of bottled water, residents voted last Wednesday. We’ve previously discussed municipalities banning the bottle at city buildings or offices, but this ban transcends...

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The Reno Waste Management team is taking steps to ban the bottle by encouraging employees and the local Reno community to use ban one-time-use plastic bottles and use more eco-friendly reusable bottles like those from...

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A recent article on Newsday.com noted that many states are beginning to cut back on bottled water and help the environment by reducing waste. The New York City Council called for an end to bottled...

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Petrolia, CA Council to Consider Bottle Ban

April 28, 2009 | 0 Comments

Petrolia, California, a city near Ontario, is considering banning the sale of all plastic water bottles. This move is aimed at curbing the effects of plasitc water bottle waste. However, the mayor of the city...

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