When Concord’s Town Meeting voted to ban the sale of bottled water Wednesday night, one of the ban’s supporters told her fellow Condordians, “We’re not gonna solve all the problems of the world, but this is our one chance to make a really huge statement to the world.”
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.
Avoiding certain beverages can help you avoid unnecessary calories. This article identifies how a simple trip to the supermarket can easily lead you into a calorie-rich mine field even though you’re being ever so careful.
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.