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.
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.
One innovative company is introducing rEarth, a line of 100% recycled flowerpots made from water bottles. Since only about 25% of plastic water bottles get recycled, the company hopes their new line will help raise awareness and encourage recycling. Bottled Water Matters is the official voice of the bottled water companies, formed by the IBWA. Give bottled water consumers a voice to share their ideas about bottled water facts, types of bottled water, mineral water brands, bottled water, water bottle labels
Nigeria's first house built from discarded plastic bottles is proving a tourist attraction in the village of Yelwa.
Hundreds of people - including government officials and traditional leaders - have been coming to see how the walls are built in the round architectural shape popular in northern Nigeria.
The bottles, packed with sand, are placed on their side, one on top of the other and bound together with mud.
Bottled Water Matters is the official voice of the bottled water companies, formed by the IBWA. Give bottled water consumers a voice to share their ideas about bottled water facts, types of bottled water, mineral water brands, bottled water, water bottle labels
This recycled plastic bridge we came across(pun intended), is one of the best ideas we've seen. We can all agree that the recycling of plastic in any capacity makes us happy. But this footbridge which spans across the Tweed River in Wales goes above and beyond(last pun, we promise). It's the sheer volume of plastic that is recycled...
IBWA Position Statement on False and Misleading Claims by the Environmental Working Group on Bottled Water Labeling
On January 5, 2011, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) issued a report critiquing -- in scorecard form -- the information on bottled water product labels. Provided below are IBWA’s comments and responses to some of the many false and misleading statements in the report.