January, 3 2013
Hugh Radojev
TNT AU Magazine

A law passed in the town of Concord in the state of Massachusetts has made the serving of water in single-serve plastic bottles illegal.

This law which went into effect in the town over the New Year is aimed at targeting pollution from the dumping of plastic bottles in waterways and streams.

The ban is intended to encourage the use of tap water and as a result does not stretch to any other liquid that may be found in a plastic bottle such as Coke or Pepsi.

Indeed it says in writing that the law only, “applies to non-sparkling, unflavored drinking water.”

Jean Hill, an 84-year old activist devised the ban as a way of combating the rising number of plastic bottles being dumped in landfills.

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