Analysis - The green attack on bottled water

The health attributes of bottled water seem incontrovertible but the environmental issues surrounding the production and marketing of bottled water have opened what might have been viewed as a blameless product to considerable criticism from campaigners and pressure groups. Annette Farr reports on recent events in the US which have given bottled water producers cause for concern.

Analysis: Bottled water set for further growth despite green pressure

26 July 2007

The health attributes of bottled water seem incontrovertible but the environmental issues surrounding the production and marketing of bottled water have opened what might have been viewed as a blameless product to considerable criticism from campaigners and pressure groups. Annette Farr reports on recent events in the US which have given bottled water producers cause for concern.

US: San Francisco bans government bottled water purchases

13 July 2007

San Francisco has banned the purchase of bottled water by city and county governments. Mayor Gavin Newsom’s order took effect this month and will include water coolers in December, allowing purchases only when drinking water is unsafe or difficult to access.

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