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…
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?”
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
I was dismayed to learn the other day that VSTEP had finally won the battle to ban bottled water on campus, a classic display of great intentions turned into worst possible outcome.
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.
A healthy start to the New Year begins at home. Joe Doss, president of the International Bottled Water Association, and Beth Greer, of Super Natural Mom, recently joined host Jonathan Hall on the blog cast “Around the Water Cooler,” to discuss healthy starts for 2012. From a Hydration Calculator App to misconceptions about product safety, don’t disregard these simple ways to make your life healthier.
The show focuses on the important role water plays in daily life, the importance of drinking water and offers listeners great tips to sustain healthy living throughout the coming year.
In an effort to become “green,” these DePaw students speak out about the real effect they have “digested” since the campus made its attempt to become “green.” It’s a very interesting article in the aftermath of a campus ban on bottled water through the life of the campus student
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.