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Loyola University is saying bye bye to bottled water. After a year-long campaign titled “UnCap Loyola,” students voted March 28 to prevent sales of the bottles on campus starting in the fall. But advocates of...

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Water: Bottled Or Tap?

April 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Monique Ryan, Competitor Americans currently consume more than 9 billion gallons of bottled water per year. In recent years the bottled water industry has taken a hit for the landfill problem that plastic bottles...

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The Life of Bottled Water (Infographic)

March 13, 2012 | 2 Comments

Have you ever wondered what happens to bottled water after it’s trashed (or on rare occasions actually recycled)? Check out the infographic below for a interesting look at where bottled water trash ends up....

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7 Bottled Water Myths – Busted

March 1, 2012 | 50 Comments

In a recent study, bottled water users were twice as likely as non-users to cite health for their choice of beverage. 56% of bottled water users cited taste and 55 percent cited convenience as the...

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The College of St. Benedict used to like bottled water enough to affix its logo to the plastic and hand it out at alumni events. Macalester College did the same. But bottled water isn’t welcome...

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Our friends at the International Bottled Water Association recently released their 2010 bottled water sales report, showing a 3.5% increase in overall bottled water consumption. Although there was a slight increase, efforts to curb the...

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Fiji Water Ends Tax Standoff With Government

December 1, 2010 | 0 Comments

Fiji Water, the most fashionable and popular bottled water brand in the U.S. and the world, has been going through some major turmoil this week and nearly closed down its plants that draw and bottle...

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The True Ingredients of Bottled Water

November 17, 2010 | 12 Comments

Bottled water is clean and pure, right? Not necessarily. Bottled water can be less pure than municipal tap water in some parts of the United States. In fact, bottled water can actually be municipal tap...

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