London, Ontario to Ban Bottled Water in City OfficesJune 12, 2008
City council in London, Ontario has voted in principle to stop selling bottled water in city offices, cafeterias, and parks, in an effort to try to reduce waste. A December 2007 report revealed that many plastic bottles are not being recycled and are contributing to landfill waste. The city will promote alternatives to bottled water such as water fountains and provide access to water pitchers and refillable bottles. Read the full story here.