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?”
THE GLOBE’S April 1 editorial, “Tap water: Keeping campuses clean,’’ is misguided in its suggestion that banning bottled water on college campuses solves the issues students hope to address.
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.
Passengers on the stricken Costa Allegra cruise ship have been forced to wash with bottled water and survive on bread and cheese for three days, it emerged, as a chaotic rescue attempt got under way.
Made from 96% recycled polyester, Nike says the jerseys that Team USA will wear for the 2012 Olympics in London are the lightest jerseys it has ever made. On top of that...
Although many campuses have banned bottled water sales, BYU students don't have to worry. In this H2O battle royal, tap water has seen a recent advantage with bottled water suffering some serious casualties...
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.