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27 Jan, 2009

It’s been a while.

Posted by: Skylar In: Uncategorized

So, here’s the classic post where I describe how busy I’ve been and why I haven’t posted anything for a while.  I couldn’t even attend the “Unbottle It!” campaign when it came through town this past week.  If you live near Whitby, Toronto, or Peterborough, I’d recommend checking it out if you get the chance.  [...]

Last week, I featured an article which discussed the City of Cambridge’s vote to allow bottled water in its meetings. Turns out that I am not the only one that had a problem with the article. Three 12-year-old students made a presentation to city council in an attempt to make them reconsider their decision: Stymiest [...]

02 Oct, 2008

City of Cambridge and Nestle

Posted by: Skylar In: news|water

I think this article at The Record says it all: Officials from an association of bottled-drink manufacturers — and from Nestle, which runs water-bottling plants in Puslinch — told council there is no environmental justification to ban tightly regulated bottled water. Most bottles are recycled in Ontario, they said. Well, if NESTLE says it, then [...]

19 Sep, 2008

Bottled Water – Editorial from the Record

Posted by: Skylar In: water

Only a few days ago, the Region of Waterloo agreed to ban the sale of bottled water in their buildings and at their events.  Now, I know that there was some people who didn’t like the idea.  Sure – why shouldn’t we be allowed to decide where we buy our drinking water?  Well, unfortunately people [...]

09 Sep, 2008

Region of Waterloo to Ban Bottled Water

Posted by: Skylar In: water

According to the Record: Waterloo regional council voted 13-0 today to ban bottled water from regional buildings and events, in a bid to promote tap water. In my opinion, it’s a good move.  I’m not a fan of bottled water. Not just because of the environmental impacts, but also because it’s a waste of money. [...]

26 Aug, 2008

Windsor and Water Bottles

Posted by: Skylar In: water

The Windsor Star printed an article about the large consumption of bottled water in the city.  The article makes a few good points about water consumption and water bottles. First of all, the consumption of bottled water causes a large mass of pollution when compared to a municipal source.  Consider the fuel to transport the [...]


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