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.”
Virginia First Lady, IBWA Members and Walmart Make Donations to Support and Contribute to Food Banks for Thanksgiving
RICHMOND, VA— On Tuesday, November 23, Virginia’s First Lady Maureen McDonnell kicked off the Thanksgiving holiday by accepting donations to the Central Virginia Food Bank from IBWA Member Diamond Springs and Walmart. The contributions of the day totaled 9,392 pounds of food and water.
Earth911.Com And IBWA Partner To Promote Plastic Bottle Recycling
The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) and Earth911.com have formed a sponsored partnership to encourage increased and more extensive recycling of all empty plastic bottles.
In Defense of Bottled Water (The Harvard Crimson)
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…
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…
IBWA Launches New Video “Bottled Water: The Big Picture” at InterBev Trade Show
New IBWA video shines a light on actions taken by bottled water companies to produce a safe, healthy, high quality product and improve their products, protect the environment, stand by sound science, and safeguard water as a resource for future generations.
Joe Doss appears on the Katie Couric show
Joe Doss appears on the Katie Couric show to explain the facts about bottled water. Joining him was “Tapped” filmmaker Stephanie Soechtig. Click here to watch the full episode.
Recent Actions in Concord, MA, Virginia, and San Francisco, CA Are a Welcome Shift in Momentum for Bottled Water Consumers
Alexandria, VA – Three recent actions – the nullification of an attempt by a town to ban bottled water sales; the reversal of a state government’s anti-bottled water purchasing policy; and an abrupt end to a controversial proposal to ban the sale of bottled water at outdoor venues controlled by…