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Elk Grove District’s local paper reports the newest addition to Franklin Elementary school, an arsenic treatment system that delivers close to arsenic-free water for students. After recent regulation changes, the Elementary school needed to adapt,...

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UC Berkeley Takes Steps to Ban Bottled Water

March 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Courtney Moulds, Daily Cal Efforts to ban the sale of bottled water at UC Berkeley continue this semester, with the Cal Student Store being the first on-campus vendor to eliminate its sale of the...

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The California attorney general’s office on Wednesday sued three companies over allegations they misled consumers by marketing plastic water bottles as biodegradable. The lawsuit – said to be the first government action to enforce the...

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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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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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We bash plastic bottles and the bottled water industry quite a bit here on BTB, but let’s not forget that plastic bags are just as wasteful and unneeded. California legislators seem to think so as...

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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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Petrolia, CA Council to Consider Bottle Ban

April 28, 2009 | 0 Comments

Petrolia, California, a city near Ontario, is considering banning the sale of all plastic water bottles. This move is aimed at curbing the effects of plasitc water bottle waste. However, the mayor of the city...

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