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The International Water Bottle Association (IBWA) sent out a press release this week [Tues/10] “applauding” a new federal law aimed at improving public drinking water. Although some might consider this unusual, the bottled water industry...

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San Francisco’s proposed ban on sales of plastic water bottles on public property faces a key vote today amid some concerns about lack of water access and financial impacts on popular events such as the...

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Follow-up to IBWA Reply

February 5, 2013 | 2 Comments

Recently, Ban the Bottle was contacted by the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) on January 25, 2013 with a response to our post “Our Reaction to IBWA’s New Bottled Water Video”. The email we received...

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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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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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U.S. bottled water sales continue increase at a steady rate concluding consumers believe that bottled water is better for them than tap water. Consumers are oblivious about the facts of bottled water and that many...

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IBWA Responds to Concord’s New Bylaw

September 10, 2012 | 1 Comments

This past Friday, the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) responded to the recent passing of the new bylaw prohibiting the sale of bottled water in Concord, MA. The IBWA said: “We are disappointed in the...

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Say No To The Lies and Ban the Bottle!

August 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

It is bemusing to see how easily our nation has been deceived into believing bottled water is the better alternative to tap water. The bottled water industry controls a massive market share with current revenues totaling a...

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