Sunday, January 26, 2020

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Montreal to Battle Disposable Water Bottle

After Montreal has eliminated plastic bags in 2018, it will take on plastic water bottles, said Mayor Denis Coderre. Mayor Coderre cited the 700 million single-use plastic bottles in Quebec landfills every year as reason for the ban.

Guelph Mayor Cam Guthrie Responds to Inquiries about Nestlé’s Water Takings

In response to local environmental groups' worries Nestlé's water takings in the Grand River Watershed, Guelph mayor Cam Guthrie posted a response on his...

Report Recommends Strategy to Address Plastic Pollution in the Great Lakes

A new report is calling on the Ontario government to implement an incentive for the public to recycle plastic bottles to reduce plastic pollution...

Ban on Plastic-Bottled Water May Be In Store for Montreal

Banning plastic-bottled water may be the next item on Montreal’s environmental to-do list.  According to a report by The Canadian Press, Mayor Denise Coderre...

The Problems We’re Not Solving By Banning Bottled Water

Earlier this year, researchers released a study examining the University of Vermont’s precedent-setting bottled water ban established in 2003. The results: an 8 per...

N.S. Restricts Bottled Water Use

Nova Scotia's government has made good on a promise made by its premier, Darrell Dexter, last month. The Province has eliminated the purchase and use...

Nestlé Donates to Haiti Relief Efforts

Nestlé Waters North America (which includes Nestlé Waters Canada) has pledged to donate $1 million in bottled water products to support disaster relief efforts...

Myths and Legends

Myth #1: Water is a public good. Water is essential to life. Therefore, some argue, it should be considered public. Food is also essential...

Bottled Water Back in the News

This week Ontario NDP MPP Peter Tabuns (Toronto-Danforth) submitted a new Private Members Bill—Bottled Water Spending Act, 2009—to restrict government spending on bottled water....

BPA Levels Safe: Health Canada

Health Canada testing has detected bisphenol A (BPA) in some 18.5-litre polycarbonate bottles of drinking water, but it says the levels are low and...

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