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Posts Tagged ‘drinking water

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 [...]

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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