In modern Western societylevels of contaminants found in tap water vary for every household and plumbing system but tend to be low. Two general conceptions with popular appeal are: That tap water is widely contaminated That bottled water is assuredly pure Both lack scientific support.
But, as we've seen time and againbottled water is not green, from the humongous carbon footprint to the tremendous amount of unnecessary waste it creates to the world of reasons not to drink it. Even if there are pharmaceuticals in your waterits not a better choice. It's sort of a new brand of greenwashing, or at least a fresh take from the bottled water industry.
They're right; measuring your carbon footprint is the first step to managing emissions, but can they account for being in a "business that is fundamentally, inherently and inalterably unconscionable," according to Michael Brune of the Rainforest Action Network. TreeHugger Llloyd called it out and out greenwashing when they announced their carbon negative goals in latebut, as several commenters noted, it was still a step in the right direction.
Today's press release cites some interesting stats in an attempt to show this last point, that they are making steps in the right direction, but it comes off in a "see, not all our fault or our problem" sort of way.
Either way, it doesn't really look very good for them. That work wouldn't necessarily get done without FIJI Water's involvement, so it's nice that they're doing it -- let's face it, the planet needs all the help it can get -- but it's not so nice that it's at the behest of a bottled water company.
It's pretty tough for us to get past that. So, perhaps the best way to sum this one up is: TreeHugger is glad to see that FIJI Water is paying attention to their carbon emissions -- because there are a lot of companies, in the bottled water industry and elsewhere, that are not -- but not very glad to see that they're using the opportunity to sell more bottled water.
It's smart marketing and we suspect more bottled water companies will follow in their footsteps, but that still doesn't make it very green. Proceed with care to::Crystal Rock proudly delivers refreshing bottled water, popular coffee products and state of the art equipment to the following areas in the Northeast: New York, Bloomfield, Boston, Bridgewater, Hartford, Holyoke, Manchester, New Haven, Portland, Providence and Springfield, Massachusetts.
CA Supply Chain. In the bottled water industry, sustainability considerations have to take place across the supply chain: from how water is sourced, to the material used in each .
Mar 20, · A short outline of the supply chain to provide drinking water in the city of Ottawa. Prepared by Joseph Popma and Rebecca McCormick for Professor Jonathan Linton, ADMM Supply Chain Management. California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of DS Services of America, Inc.
is committed to conducting its business in accordance with the highest ethical and moral standards in . From there it is placed directly into the water bottles The Supply Chain Water is pumped from Artesian Well, and put into bottles If the bottles are shipped to LA they are then taken by truck to New York City and then driven to the Stop N Shop distrubution center in Freetown MA From Freetown, MA they are driven to Newport's Stop N Shop Bottles.
Feb 17, · These are the sources and citations used to research supply chain of bottled water. This bibliography was generated on Cite This For Me on Wednesday, February 10, Website. The Effects of Bottled Water on the Environment In-text: (attheheels.com, ).