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The proposed legislation from Supervisor David Chiu would gradually phase in a ban on the sale of bottled water of 21 fluid ounces or less on all city properties with leases signed after 2014 and...

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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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Cross-posted from Triple Pundit by Kristin Urquiza. We’re on the verge of the next wave of national parks going bottled water free. Today, a broad coalition led by Corporate Accountability International is providing the grassroots support for four...

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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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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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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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Dr. David Reina, a noted Florida physician and a member of the IncreaseYourHealth.net team, has published his latest blog explaining why filtered tap water is healthier to drink than most bottled waters. “Bottled water is...

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