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In some Canadian water, results were more than 100 times U.S. limit [CBC News] – More than 70 per cent of bottled water samples from Canada contain bacterial rates that far exceed recommended limits in...

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Massachusetts Town Bans Bottled Water

May 5, 2010 | 0 Comments

Concord, MA, has become the first municipality in the country to ban all sales of bottled water at a recent town meeting.  ”All these discarded bottles are damaging our planet,” said Jean Hill, “causing clumps...

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The government in Nova Scotia is taking serious steps help curb the sale of bottled water by committing to ban the sale of bottled water in provincial facilities. The Polaris Institute notes: Nova Scotia Premier...

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On September 1, 2010 the University of Ottawa, in collaboration with the Student Federation (SFUO), will be the first University in Ontario to put a complete and immediate stop to the sale of bottled water...

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Hamilton, Ontario, a city with nearly 700,000 residents in Canada is considering banning the bottle. Well not quite. But the city is at least trying to start campaigns aimed at curbing bottled water sales. The...

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Members from the Ban the Bottle crew had the opportunity to visit the 2010 Green California Summit and Expo this week in Sacramento. The annual Green California Summit has become an essential resource to support...

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Today is Canada’s Bottled Water Free Day

March 11, 2010 | 0 Comments

Today, Canadians across the country are participating in Canada’s first Bottled Water Free Day. Organised by the Canadian Federation of Students, Sierra Youth Coalition and the Polaris Institute, Bottled Water Free Day is intended to...

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Here is a GREAT example of student and faculty taking a proactive approach to the Bottled Water issue – EDUCATING! Professors from The College of William and Mary in Virginia presented economical, environmental, historical &...

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