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IBWA Responds to Concord’s New Bylaw

September 10, 2012 | 1 Comments

This past Friday, the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) responded to the recent passing of the new bylaw prohibiting the sale of bottled water in Concord, MA. The IBWA said: “We are disappointed in the...

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Concord resident Jean Hill will have to wait at least another month before she finds out if the Attorney General will approve her bylaw banning drinking water in single-serving plastic bottles in Concord. Attorney General...

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The Canadian Tribune posts the latest on the upcoming development to cease any sale of bottled water within their premises and to show that drinking tap water is the sustainable choice. WELLAND, CANADA – Disposable plastic water...

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U.S. bottled water consumption increased to 9.1 billion gallons in 2011, up 4.1% from 2010, according to a new report. The report, funded by our friends at the International Bottled Water Association, found that while...

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Concord, Massachusetts, has become the first U.S. city to ban the sale of bottled water, residents voted last Wednesday. We’ve previously discussed municipalities banning the bottle at city buildings or offices, but this ban transcends...

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Grand Canyon National Park recently announced it will shelve its proposed plans to eliminate the sale and use of bottled water at its park stores. Recent news reveals the park’s director was fearful of consequences...

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Ban the Bottle congratulates the Concordia University administration for taking this important step towards a more sustainable and just campus. A special applause goes to the students who organized the successful TAPthirst campaign that was...

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Our friends at TapIt Water recently noted that Innovative Water Technologies and GE have teamed up to create one of the most efficient and cost-effective water purification systems available. The Sunspring, as it is named,...

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