What if, instead of purchasing wine by the bottle, you were able to bring your own jug or container with you to the supermarket and fill it up with wine yourself? Pretty soon, you just might be able to, according to recent news. Last month, 500 and 1,000-liter self-serve wine tanks landed in French supermarkets. It may only be a year before these wine vending machines hit … [Read more...] about Wine on Tap?
As we know from previous posts, the International Bottled Water Association has made multiple efforts to save face in the wake of environmentalist criticism. Two recent lawsuits, one against Eco Canteen, and one against ZeroWater, may be the organization's most desperate attempts yet. In fact, these might even deserve a spot next to Nestle Waters as some of the most ridiculous … [Read more...] about IBWA Settles Multiple Lawsuits
Last month, we wrote about the International Bottled Water Association's video, "The Real Story of Bottled Water," a quirky rebuttal to Annie Leonard's film - "The Story of Bottled Water" - on the bottled water industry's dishonest marketing tactics. In their latest film, "The Inner Workings of a Bottled Water Plant," the IBWA resorts to such tactics again: While the … [Read more...] about IBWA Strikes (Out) Again
Vice President of Communications for the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA), Tom Lauria, refutes the argument that bottled water should be banned in colleges and universities, in a response to our recent article on banning bottled water. His response is published in a separate article, "Bottled Water Vs. Tap Water," and in it, he presents his reaction to both … [Read more...] about Bottled Water Vs. Tap Water: Thoughts from the IBWA