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The City of Encinitas, California is considering banning plastic water bottles at city-sponsored events. The ban, proposed by Councilwoman Lisa Shaffer, would apply during city events where drinking water is available from fountains and other...

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Greenfield, Massachusetts- A Congress Street resident has proposed two town ordinances, one that would ban plastic bags from being used at checkout counters and the other that would prohibit the sale of single-serve (one liter...

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Students at North Island College are returning to campus in September to find new water bottle refilling stations have replaced old fountains. “Students are excited that the College has begun to respond to our efforts...

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December 2012 Recap: Ban the Bottle

December 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

December 3rd- 14-Year Old Invents Solar-Powered Water Jug (Video) December 4th- Rubbermaid® Reduces Environmental Impact with Dishwasher-Safe Reusable Bottles December 6th- January 1: UVM Makes It Official for 2013 Bottled Water Ban! December 7th- Smart...

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Would you pay over 1,000 times more for something you could get for free? I didn’t think so, but that’s exactly what happens approximately 85 million times every day, as Americans consume water out of pre-packaged...

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Our Reaction to IBWA’s New Bottled Water Video

December 21, 2012 | 2 Comments

Recently, the International Bottled Water Association developed a YouTube video titled “Meet Norman”. Through this video, the IBWA attempts to portray the idea that bottled water bans “shift consumer consumption to less healthy drinks.” Essentially,...

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Boston Sets Foundation for Hydration

November 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Citing the state’s rapidly rising obesity rate, city officials are calling for water to flow from more public places to keep Bostonians hydrated and cut back on wasting plastic. According to a hearing request filed...

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