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  • Glug and Toss Water Bottles Clog Landfills

    WASHINGTON, DC - Bottled water is not only costly at the cash register, it is environmentally costly, according to a new report from the Worldwatch Institute. Millions of tons of oil-derived plastics, mostly polyethylene terephthalate, PET, are used to make the water bottles, most of which are not recycled. Each year, about two million tons of PET bottles end up in landfills in the United ...

  • Persuading the public to reduce bottled water consumption

    Despite tap water being freely available and safe in many countries, bottled water is widely consumed around the world. This has negative effects on the environment, including water wastage and pollution. This study assessed beliefs about purchasing bottled water and tested three strategies to change behaviour, showing that combining persuasive information and social pressure can create the most ...

  • Water bottle boost for UK’s recycled pet market

    The UK’s recovered bottle market received a vote of confidence as a major bottled water company announced plans to buy more recycled PET from a UK reprocessor. French mineral water company Danone, producer of Evian and Volvic, said it will buy 12,000 tonnes of recycled PET from Greenstar by 2011. This year, Danone will buy 5,000 tonnes of plastic, which will be made into new bottles at its ...

  • EUR 24.5bn European bottled water market is sparkling

    Rising health concerns in Europe have created opportunities within the bottled water market, which traditionally has lagged behind the soft drink sector in terms of popularity. As consumers become increasingly health conscious, they are switching from higher calorie carbonated soft drinks to bottled water. In addition, the European bottled water market benefits from the general reluctance in the ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Plastic bottles shredder in plastic bottles recycling

    As one of the biggest countries of plastic consumption, China used to import most of the recyclable waste and recycled them. With the development of economic and the awareness of protecting environment, China government issued a ban of importing foreign waste in July of 2017, which came into force at the end of 2017. The ban list includes waste plastic, unsorted waste paper, waste textile raw ...

  • Coke suspends bottling at plant at center of water dispute

    Coca-Cola suspended bottling at three plants in India, including one in the parched northwest where farmers have been protesting the company's use of dwindling groundwater reserves. Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages, which is a subsidiary of The Coca-Cola Co. based in Atlanta, said it was reorganizing operations across its 24 franchise bottling plants in India according to market demand and factory ...


    By Associated Press

  • Plastic bottles could clean arsenic-contaminated water

    Chopped up plastic bottles covered in a common chemical may be a simple and inexpensive method for removing arsenic from drinking water. A team of chemists at Monmouth University, United States, found that bits of plastic coated with cysteine, a common molecule found in foods, bind to arsenic. ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Central Basin Gets Greener With New Bottled Water

    Central Basin Municipal Water District has improved its popular bottled water donation program by switching to bottles that are made from 100% recycled materials. The purified bottled water, which is produced locally in the City of Commerce, will be donated to cities and non-profit groups for community events. Since the 1990s, Central Basin's bottled water program has ...

  • Hormone-mimics in plastic water bottles - just the tip of the iceberg?

    Plastic packaging is not without its downsides, and if you thought mineral water was ‘clean’, it may be time to think again. According to Martin Wagner and Jörg Oehlmann from the Department of Aquatic Ecotoxicology at the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, plastic mineral water bottles contaminate drinking water with estrogenic chemicals. In an analysis1 of commercially available ...


    By Springer

  • Bottled water demand may be declining, according to new research

    The US bottled water market is slowing down after years of steady growth, suggesting that international awareness campaigns may be curbing consumer demand. While bottled water continues to expand in global popularity, the US market is expected to grow 6.7 percent this year, the smallest increase this decade, according to data collected by the Beverage Marketing Corporation. The United States is ...

  • Bottle v Tap is really no contest, says Water UK

    The current spate of programmes and articles about the fall from grace of bottled water points to one of the most remarkable reversals in modern consumer marketing. Just two or three years ago sales looked set to continue a decade of spectacular growth driven by increasing interest in health, an expanding economy and clever promotion. Now the first evidence of falling sales has marked the turn. ...


    By Water UK

  • New York to phase out bottled water for public sector

    The Governor of New York has announced plans to ban the purchase of bottled water by state-owned agencies. he ban will cover both small bottles and those used by water coolers. State agencies will be expected to phase out their consumption of bottled water over the next six months. Governor David A Paterson said the move would save the state money as well as having obvious environmental benefits. ...

  • UV Disinfection Gives Bottled Water Producers Peace Of Mind

    Medium pressure ultraviolet (UV) water disinfection systems from Aquionics' British sister company are helping a number of bottled water producers in England keep their product free from microbial contamination. The first of these is the Silver Spring Mineral Water Company in Kent, which supplies spring water and own-brand soft drinks to the major British supermarkets. “We have a very pure ...


    By Aquionics Inc

  • Frost & Sullivan reveals water quality clearly most important feature in bottled water

    Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, announces the results of the end-user study, Voice of the Customer: Perceptions and Behaviors toward Bottled Water Markets. The research measures APAC consumers' brand awareness, brand perceptions, current usage, satisfaction levels (and reasons for satisfaction/dissatisfaction) with current bottled water brands, reasons for purchasing bottled ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Why Choose Olansi Hydrogen Rich Water Maker And Best Hydrogen Water Bottle Review

    We are Guangzhou Olansi Healthcare Co., Ltd, which was established in 2006 in Guangzhou Panyu district. We are air purifier expert as well as  ...


    By Olansi healthcare Co., Ltd

  • New water well hooked up in Bally; residents no longer need bottled water (PA)

    The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that a new drinking water well has been hooked up to the Bally Borough public water system, and that residents no longer have to rely on bottled drinking water. A contractor has been supplying about 1,000 residents with bottled water since 2003 because the Bally water system was contaminated with an industrial solvent, 1,4-dioxane, that ...

  • Why Choose Olansi Hydrogen Rich Water Maker And Best Hydrogen Water Bottle Review

    We are Guangzhou Olansi Healthcare Co., Ltd, which was established in 2006 in Guangzhou Panyu district. We are air purifier expert as well as  ...


    By Olansi healthcare Co., Ltd

  • Increasing urbanization and demand for safe water spur bottled water market in Indonesia, Finds Frost & Sullivan

    Having consumed 15.70 billion liters of water in 2009, Indonesia has emerged as the seventh-largest bottled water (mineral and non-mineral) market in the world. In the Asia Pacific, it is the second largest in terms of total bottled water consumption, and the third largest in per capita bottled water consumption. Owing to the rising presence of contaminants in water and relatively low entry ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Benefit for drinking olansi hydrogen water and feedback from our clients using hydrogen water bottle

    Olansi Health Co.Ltd  is a factoey that specializes in manufacturing water purifiers and hyddrogen water makers, with superior technology and competitive water treatment products. ...


    By Olansi healthcare Co., Ltd

  • FDA's New Rule: Bottled Water Manufacturers Required to Monitor DEHP Levels

    The Food and Drug Administration recently announced a new maximum allowable level—0.006 mg/l—for diethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) in bottled water. The chemical is commonly used to make plastics more flexible.   Source water will continue to be monitored according to current good manufacturing practice (cGMP) criteria, but the new rule mandates that finished bottled water products ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

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