Bottled water industry showcases leadership

Doss, Joe
June 2010
Water Technology;Jun2010, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p32
Trade Publication
The article reports on the bottled water industry in the U.S. and its efforts to be environment friendly. As stated by the Beverage Marketing Corporation (BMC) for the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA), weight of bottled water container has come down considerably. It reports on the PET plastic saved by the bottled water industry from light weight container. According to the report of IBWA bottled water industry is moving in the right direction with its recycling efforts.


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