Professor Nancy Hayden taught us quite a lot about this in CE151. The
evidence - both
global/political* and environmental - is quite compelling: I haven't
used bottled water
I'm sure she'd be glad to help with ideas and resources.
Best to all,
* See, for example, "Water Wars: Privatization, Pollution and Profit"
by Vandana Shiva.
Quoting Jacqueline Elizabeth Bell <[log in to unmask]>:
> Dear EWB-USA Student Chapters,
> Food & Water Watch challenges college students to declare their love for
> tap water. Below is the challenge and good luck!
> *The Challenge:*
> Produce a 30 second to 3 minute video that includes:
> 1. A declaration of your love for tap water
> 2. Some discussion about bottled water consumption
> 3. A persuasive case as to why your school -- or any campus --
> should give up bottled water (see a sample on YouTube)
> *The Prize*
> · Our first place winner will receive a $1,500 award, and his or
> her video will be featured prominently on the Take Back the Tap
> · the second place runner-up will receive a $500 prize; and
> · the third place winner will receive a Take Back the Tap gift bag.
> The winner will be chosen by a panel of prestigious judges, including
> leaders in environment and film. Submissions are accepted until 11:59 pm
> *April 14th, 2008*. Enter now.
> Or tell others
> about the I Heart Tap Water Student Video Contest.
> Food & Water Watch is a nonprofit consumer organization that works to
> ensure clean water and safe food. We challenge the corporate control and
> abuse of our food and water resources by empowering people to take
> action and by transforming the public consciousness about what we eat
> and drink.
> Rosemary Powers
> Chapter Relations Manager
> Serving the North East Region
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