On Wednesday, November 6, 2013, IBWA participated in the local “Which Way L.A.?” segment of the national NPR radio show To The Point, hosted by KCRW’s Warren Olney. The segment was related to the 100 year anniversary of the Los Angeles Aqueduct, celebrated this year.
FACT CHECK: 24,000 Chemicals?
Recently, a Twitter meme about a German study on endocrine disrupting chemicals has been making the rounds with headlines like – “Bottled water found to contain over 24,000 chemicals, including EDCs.” While dramatic and scary sounding, these claims are not actually accurate. In fact, many of the Tweets and social media posts are misleading and false, such as those claiming that PET plastic bottled water bottles contain BPA.
First Lady Michelle Obama Launches “You Are What You Drink” Campaign
The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) is proud and excited to be a supporter of a collaboration between the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) and PHA Honorary Chair First Lady Michelle Obama to encourage Americans to make an easy choice to help improve their health and well-being every day: drink more water.
Seven Reasons to Keep Hydrated
When taking advantage of the warm weather or just heading out on the day’s errands, always keep some bottled water handy and remember to stay hydrated when on the go.
IBWA Statement Regarding National Park Service’s Contradiction on Bottled Water and Healthy Food Standards
Alexandria, VA – The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) today issued the following statement concerning the recent contradictory efforts by the National Park Service to ban the sale of bottled water in certain parks, while at the same time promoting healthier menus at national park facilities.
Battle of the bottle: Opposing sides talk bottled water views
You already know that talk of politics or religion brings about spirited and emotional debates. Would you be surprised to know that bottled water has a similar effect? Yes, the package, typically made out of polyethylene terephthalate (PET), has received quite a bit of attention in recent years, both positive and negative.
LETTER: ‘Bottled Water and Tap Water Can and Should Coexist’
April 22, 2013
Ripley Hill Road resident Adriana Cohen explains why she’s in favor of repealing Concord’s bottled water bylaw at annual Town Meeting.
IBWA SUPPORTS CONSUMER ACCESS TO HEALTHY CHOICES IN AMERICA’S NATIONAL PARKS
For Immediate Release
March 27, 2013
Alexandria, VA – The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) today issued the following statement concerning attempts to restrict consumer access to bottled water in America’s national parks.
“Efforts to eliminate or reduce access to bottled water in our national parks will force consumers to choose less healthy drink options that have more packaging, more additives (e.g., sugar, caffeine), and greater environmental impacts than bottled water.