All Bottled Up: Nestlé’s Pursuit of Community Water
Nestlé turns consumers sour with bottled water.
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Food & Water Watch’s report, “All Bottled Up: Nestlé’s Pursuit of Community Water,” reveals the loss communities experience when a plant shows up in a small town.
Bottled water is overpriced, it’s no purer or safer than tap water, Nestlé is profiting off of communities and their precious resource –groundwater, and water bottles end up — by the millions — as worthless trash.
Did you know that…
Nestle takes the groundwater for next to nothing and makes extraordinary profits from the community’s loss? Communities are taking on the food giant — AND WINNING. Empty Nestlé bottles are piling up in landfills? Communities are getting smart about Nestlé and passing legislation to stop harmful water extraction from their towns?
Food & Water Watch and activists favor the efforts of policymakers to…
Develop comprehensive groundwater protection and conservation laws and regulation, require labels about the sources of bottled water and contaminants, address environmental harm from producing bottled water and disposal of empty bottles, and assist residents and communities in protecting their groundwater from Nestlé.