Alexandria, VA – A New Year marks a perfect time to start new routines, and many of the resolutions people make involve trying to lead healthier lives. The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) offers this list of five reasons consumers should make bottled water a part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle in 2012.
An interesting New York Times article discusses the use of plastics to make fleece. It was not until 1993 that industry-leasers Patagonia and Polartec began pursuing the use of recycled plastics in their materials. In recent years, however, the industry has greatly improved the use of recycled plastics (such as bottled water containers) to embrace environmental issues and still keep consumers warm and comfortable.
Alexandria, VA – On America Recycles Day, the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) encourages people to become more aware of the importance of recycling and to choose consumer products that are packaged in recyclable material, such as single serve PET bottled water and Home Office Delivery water cooler containers.
AT&T with their focus on energy conservation and being good stewards of the earth has launched a new "green" Back-Up Battery Charger. The external casing is made from recycled post-consumer water-cooler bottles and consists of about 25% of its composition. The Motorola P793 shuts down when it reaches a full charge and is the first product AT&T has ever sold that is certified CarbonFree®.
A DePauw University economics major laments the bottled water ban placed on the University’s campus in May 2010. Catherine Napier, a senior, notes the lack of beverage choices on her campus and explains her preference for the convenience and taste of bottled water. As demand (and support) for bottled water grows on campus, the same student body that spearheaded this ban may wind up being the market forces that bring it back.
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This recycled plastic bridge we came across(pun intended), is one of the best ideas we've seen. We can all agree that the recycling of plastic in any capacity makes us happy. But this footbridge which spans across the Tweed River in Wales goes above and beyond(last pun, we promise). It's the sheer volume of plastic that is recycled...
DS Waters of America, Inc. announced a multi-year giving commitment to help the American Cancer Society raise funds through the sale of Athena(R) bottled water to promote breast cancer awareness, education, research and patient care.
CHICAGO -- Bottled water is making a comeback after weathering the recession over the past few years.
As reported by Beverage Industry, the bottled water category overall increased 2 percent, generating...
The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) today issued the following statement in response to Governor Martin O’Malley’s adoption of guidelines restricting the use of state funds to purchase bottled water. The recommendations were drafted by the Maryland Green Purchasing Committee, created and tasked by the legislature with “greening” state spending.
On March 22, World Water Day 2008 will call attention to the critical need to protect and sustain water resources. The day “highlights the significance of cooperation and importance of an integrated approach to water resource management of water at both international and local levels,” according to the World Water Day website.