Bottled Water in the News (Click links for original story)
- David Suzuki “Buying Bottled Water is Wrong”, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, February 1, 2007
- Plastic bottles leach chemicals into water: Study, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Dec 21, 2006
- Elevated BPA levels in people drinking out of bottled water, study finds, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, May 25, 2009
- Bottled Water Harming The Environment, CTV News, Mar 15, 2008
- Thirst for bottled water unleashes flood of environmental concerns, USA Today, June 7, 2008
- University of Winnipeg bans sales of bottled water, University of Winnipeg March 23, 2009
- More Cities join anti-bottled water movement, Associated Press, Oct 9, 2007
- United Church calls for ban on bottled water
- Ottawa councillors hail London’s bottled water ban, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Aug 20, 2008
- Plastic bottles pile up as mountains of waste, MSNBC, March 3, 2005
- Drinking Water: Bottled or from Tap, National Geographic Kids, Feb 14, 2008
- Study links BPA in water bottles to erectile dysfunction, CNN, Nov 11, 2009
- High bacteria levels found in Canadian bottled water, CTV News, May 25, 2010
Other Bottled Water News (Source CBC)
- In April 2007, Charlottetown voted to ban bottled water at council meetings.
- In May 2008, Nelson, B.C., outlawed the sale of bottled water at city-owned buildings.
- School boards in Toronto and Ottawa are looking at banning bottled water from vending machines in 2009.
- Waterloo Region banned the sale of plastic bottles in its schools starting in 2009.
- In June 2008, St. John's city council voted to ban bottled water at city hall.
- In Aug. 2008, London, Ont., voted to ban bottled water in city offices, parks and other recreational facilities.
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