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Time for a Drinking Water Fountain Renaissance

September 24, 2010 | 0 Comments

Wait a minute: free drinking water ISN’T available in all of our school cafeterias?? We have to pass a LAW requiring that free water be made available to children in lunchrooms? Article by Dr. Peter...

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A recent “grassroots” campaign, funded by The International Bottled Water Association, has popped up on the internet charging consumers to fight for their rights to drink, carry and purchase bottled water anytime, anywhere. With a...

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Bottled Water Wars Heat up In California

August 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Bill would tell state how much of its water goes to bottlers Does the state have a right to know where its water is going? Major multinational corporations such as Nestle are allowed to siphon...

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A recent report by USA Today noted filtered tap water makes up an increasing share of bottled water — rising from 32.7% in 2000 to 47.8% in 2009 — as the share of spring-sourced water...

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Bottled water sales were down in 2009 compared to the previous year. This is a big win for the Ban the Bottle Movement and a message to bottled water companies like Nestle, Coca-Cola and Pepsi....

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Why You Should Stop Drinking Bottled Water

July 28, 2010 | 0 Comments

Bottled water is healthy water – or so marketers would have us believe. Just look at the bottled water labels or ads: deep, pristine pools of spring water; majestic alpine peaks… In reality, bottled water...

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Sometimes I feel like tossing bottled water down the toilet to show my disdain. Maybe I’m not the only one? A recent post at the Intuit Blog featured a great visual guide / infograph describing...

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A blogger at Bon Apétit magazine recently complained about restaurants attempting to trick him into buying bottled water when all he wants is some lovely, refreshing tap water with ice in it. Instead, the waiters...

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