US town in Massachusetts bans bottled water
Published on Jan 3, 2013 6:13 AM
NEW YORK (AFP) - Water, water everywhere - just not in plastic bottles, says a town in the US state of Massachusetts.
A law passed by the town of Concord went into effect with the New Year, making single-serving bottles of water illegal.
The ban is intended to encourage use of tap water and curb the worldwide problem of plastic pollution.
It only applies to "non-sparkling, unflavoured drinking water." Coke or other soft drinks are exempt.
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