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BY PETER HECHT Environmental groups have long taken aim at bottled water companies for contributing to the glut of plastic bottles that clog landfills, streams and waterways. Now, amid California’s drought, they’re looking at the...

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Thunder Bay city council passed a resolution this month to ban the sale of bottled water at most city-run events. Thunder Bay already has a policy in place that limits the distribution of bottled water at...

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We’ve all heard of the notorious Great Pacific Garbage Patch floating in the North Pacific Ocean. About 80% of the debris in the garbage patch comes from land-based activities in North America and Asia. A majority of...

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Pharmaceutical Bottles Banned in India

October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Union health ministry has banned the use of plastic bottle containers in pharmaceutical industry. According to the recent notification by the health ministry, no manufacturer shall use the polyethylene terephthalate (PET) or plastic containers...

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The bottle ban might not be water under the bridge just yet. In 2012, the University ended the sale of flavorless bottled water on campus and mandated that one-third of beverages offered in vending machines...

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“Think outside the bottle” was the message an environmental coalition shared Wednesday morning in San Francisco in its pitch to get the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and Yosemite National Park to ditch bottled water....

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