News and Media Archive for year 2010

Dec 22, 2010

IBWA Applauds Passage of Federal Food Safety Legislation

Alexandria, VA. – The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) applauds the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives for passing the “Food Safety Modernization Act.” The bill, which was enrolled on December 21, 2010, authorizes the largest overhaul of the federal food safety laws since the enactment of the “Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906.”

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Oct 21, 2010

In Defense of Bottled Water (The Harvard Crimson)

To the editors:
Bottled water and its role on campuses has become a topic of great interest—and sometimes, heated debate. The Crimson’s Oct. 13, 2010, editorial “Bottle It Up,” which advocated for a ban of this healthful beverage choice, showed that Harvard University is no exception...

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Oct 8, 2010

NoFizz Charlotte Announces Partnership With Diamond Springs

Charlotte, NC — NoFizz Charlotte, Inc. and Diamond Springs of the Carolinas are pleased to announce a corporate partnership between the two organizations, effective immediately.
Beginning in the month of October, Diamond Springs will donate $25.00 from every new service order to NoFizz Charlotte, when the customer mentions this partnership. Simply include NoFizz Charlotte when your business signs up for...

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Jul 13, 2010

Va. Governor Reverses State Bottled-Water Ban

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Gov. Bob McDonnell has reversed his predecessor's ban on state agencies' and institutions' purchase of individual-sized plastic water bottles.
Then-Gov. Timothy Kaine issued the directive that the state shouldn't buy plastic-bottled water, unless there's an emergency or health reason, as part of an overall government resource-conservation plan. Plastic water bottles are a huge waste source worldwide, and their continued use has...

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