Nothing seems to anger the modern environmentalist more than an empty plastic water bottle. You’d think our otherwise empty landfills were overflowing with Poland Spring and Dasani litter, and you might as well strangle a sea turtle with your bare hands as open an Aquafina. Last week…
Water, water everywhere, but not a drop to drink
When my mother asked about the topic for my latest column, I replied, “The proposed ban on bottled water.” She replied, “Who in their right mind would ever ban that?”
Bottled water ban would drive more to unhealthy sodas
THE GLOBE’S April 1 editorial, “Tap water: Keeping campuses clean,’’ is misguided in its suggestion that banning bottled water on college campuses solves the issues students hope to address.
Opinion: Concord bottled water ban would cap freedom of choice
Concord has long been hailed the birthplace of liberty in America; a state holiday, Patriots’ Day, celebrates the history of Paul Revere’s ride and the minutemen’s first stand against the British in 1775 each year in the historic town. And yet among this culture of embracing freedom, a misguided campaign threatens one of our most basic civil liberties: consumer choice
Costa Allegra passengers washing with bottled water
Passengers on the stricken Costa Allegra cruise ship have been forced to wash with bottled water and survive on bread and cheese for three days, it emerged, as a chaotic rescue attempt got under way.
Universities ban sales of bottled water to reduce carbon footprint
Although many campuses have banned bottled water sales, BYU students don’t have to worry. In this H2O battle royal, tap water has seen a recent advantage with bottled water suffering some serious casualties…
Video Puts Bottled Water Bans at Colleges into Perspective
ALEXANDRIA, VA –The International Bottled Water Association’s (IBWA) consumer website www.bottledwatermatters.org (BWM) has launched a new YouTube video that provides bottled water facts to help counter anti-bottled water activism on college campuses.
College Bottled Water Ban Fails Students
ALEXANDRIA, VA – The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) says that a decision by the University of Vermont to ban the sale of bottled water, while at the same time mandating that vending machines contain 1/3 healthy beverages, sends a contradictory and confusing message to its students. The decision also restricts freedom of choice for students to choose one of the healthiest beverages available in vending machines.