Sunday, September 15, 2019

Tag: bottled water

Green Party Calls for Fewer Bottles

Canada's Green Party has voiced its opinion on bottled water by asking the federal government to avoid its purchase wherever possible, citing environmental and...

York Region Drinking Water Receives an ‘A’

The Regional Municipality of York's drinking water quality surpasses Ontario's stringent standards, making the purchase of bottled water an unnecessary expense, according to a...

Murky Waters Exposes Bottled Water Recalls

A new report released today by the Polaris Institute discusses the current state of federal bottled water regulations in Canada and calls it inadequate. The...

FCM Encourages Reduced Bottled Water Use

The Federal of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) is encouraging local governments to reduce the use of bottled water in their own facilities where other options...

FCM to Vote: Phase Out Bottled Water?

The Council of Canadians is encouraging the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) to vote in favour of a resolution that would call for all...

Drinking Water Quality Guidelines Examined: Auditor General’s Report

Auditor General Sheila Fraser's 2009 status report will include a chapter on safety of drinking water. The report, along with Commissioner of the Environment and...

B.C. District Wins World’s Best Tap Water

Defending champion Clearbrook Waterworks District, British Columbia, Canada won the title of World's Best Tap Water...

CUPE Wants NS to ‘Ditch the Bottle’

A broad-based coalition of organizations in Nova Scotia has come together to convince municipalities and school boards that the sale and provision of bottled...

Groups Challenge Nestlé’s Bottled Water “Greenwashing”

As Toronto City Council gathered yesterday to consider passing a city-wide ban on bottled water, a new coalition challenged advertising claims made by Nestlé...

The Future of Bottled Water is Unclear

California's Calistoga Beverage Co. (parent company is Nestlé Waters North America) has cut 78 per cent of its workforce, citing a "softening in demand...

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