The Ministry is going through this process of creating new policies and regulations for water bottlers and we could end up with something less satisfactory than we had before! On April 21, 2016 the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change announced new procedures and guidelines that apply to water bottling permit renewals. The new […]
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Article originally posted on Orangeville.com, written by Chris Halliday For those drinking water from a private well in the north end of Dufferin County, this public service announcement is meant for you. Based on water sampling data from 2011 to 2015, Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) has determined private wells in most of Grand Valley, Amaranth, […]
Save Our Water rally stresses the need for bottled water to be an issue in the provincial election next June. The moratorium on new permits for the bottled water industry may have moved the issue to the back burner. But Guelph’s highly-motivated anti-bottled water movement plans on making sure it doesn’t stay there. Roughly 50 […]
The Environmental Law Centre at the University of Victoria has just released a report Seven Reforms to Address Marine Plastic Pollution. The first set of recommendations focus on regulating single use plastics and the report states: There is now a growing movement to ban individual-sized water bottles, plastic straws and non-biodegradable plastic tableware. For example, […]