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Think Before You Drink Infographic

May 29, 2014 | 3 Comments

Writing in the Daily Telegraph, Dr. Phil Hammond wonders whether we have all swallowed the “water con.” Have we, he asks, abandoned rational thought? The answer to this question, at least in terms of the way...

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DIVIDE IN CONCORD: Premieres April 26th

April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Divide in Concord is a feature-length documentary that follows the entertaining tale of banning bottled water in small town America. In 1775, Concord patriots fired the infamous ‘shot heard round the world’ that began a...

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Below is a highlighted interview conducted between myself and University of Nevada, Las Vegas “Take Back the Tap” Campus Coordinator, Monica Garcia. Here at Ban the Bottle, we were interested to learn more about the ongoing efforts...

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Nearly two dozen units of the National Park System have instituted bans against the sale of disposable water bottles, a move proponents say will greatly reduce trash. For most parks, according to Public Employees for...

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Seattle, Washington is successfully becoming a city dedicated to the environment. Public transportation consists of hybrid-electric vehicles, the city’s many parks are well kept and cherished, bicycle transportation is heavily advocated and the city has...

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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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More Water Refilling Stations at Outside Lands

December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

For the third year in a row, Outside Lands festival goers were extremely frustrated with the lack of access to refillable water at this San Francisco music festival. In a festival space that covers 11 city blocks...

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