Directive seeks better access to safe drinking water to reduce use of throw-away containers The EU is to oblige national governments to provide greater access to drinking fountains, encourage restaurants to offer free tap water, and raise the standards required of suppliers, as part of a move to clamp down on plastic waste and improve the health of Europeans.
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London is taking a swing at plastic waste with moves that offer alternatives to plastic water bottles. Instead of buying another container that could end up in a landfill or the ocean, people in the city could use a drinking fountai...
Government agency can't provide employees with free bottled water when safe and drinkable water is available from water fountains at their work sites, a federal appeals court ruled.
Drinking tap water is less expensive, but is it as safe as drinking bottled water?
Whether turning on a tap to fill a container or drinking from a fountain, people in developed countries normally have readily available and inexpensive access to a clean, safe water supply. That is not the case for more than 800 mil...