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Owen Sound is now a step closer to becoming a “Blue Community.” Liz Zetlin, representing a group of local residents, asked city council Monday night to adopt a water commons framework that recognizes water as...

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Next weekend’s Glastonbury festival is to combat the scourge of the plastic water bottle as part of a long-term strategy to become the world’s most environmentally friendly outdoor musical event. Festival organizers are targeting the...

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DIVIDE IN CONCORD: Premieres April 26th

April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Divide in Concord is a feature-length documentary that follows the entertaining tale of banning bottled water in small town America. In 1775, Concord patriots fired the infamous ‘shot heard round the world’ that began a...

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TAP- Travelers Against Plastic

February 3, 2014 | 1 Comments

The Ban the Bottle team was contacted by Chris MacKay, the co-founder of the TAP– Travelers Against Plastic Campaign. As their initiatives to discourage the use of disposable water bottles fell in line with those...

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24,500 Chemicals Found in Bottled Water

January 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bottled water has become a bit of a trend – specific brands with unique shapes that tell the world a little something about you. While your bottle of water might make you appear to be...

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Bring Back the Dignity of Tap

December 3, 2013 | 2 Comments

Ban the Bottle is a powerful environmental advocate focused on the elimination of single use plastic water bottles. While bottled water companies spend millions on advertising to sell an image of pristine magic water, there is a safe...

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The City of Encinitas, California is considering banning plastic water bottles at city-sponsored events. The ban, proposed by Councilwoman Lisa Shaffer, would apply during city events where drinking water is available from fountains and other...

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How Much Water Goes Into Your Bottled Water?

October 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

I just ran across this interesting article that speaks on a study done by the IBWA on how much water is used to produce a liter. The study was skewed…. The International Bottled Water Association,...

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