6435 Edwards Blvd
Mississauga, Ontario

When: Saturday, January 19th, 1:00 to 4:00 PM

Where: Educator’s Centre Building. 6435 Edwards Blvd, Mississauga

The Polaris Institute, in collaboration with EcoSource, Brampton Mississauga District Labour Council, CUPE local 966, Ontario Secondary School Teacher Federation District 19, Council of Canadians Peel Chapter would like to invite YOU to create solutions to curb our community’s bottled water consumption.


· Bottled water is the number one growing segment of the beverage industry in North America

· The bottled water trend has social, environmental and health impacts that can be avoided by drinking tap water

· There is a need to unpack the purity myth of bottled water that undermines trust in tap water

· We need to support and reinvest in public tap water systems


· This forum will feature three knowledgeable panellists discussing the social, health and environmental impacts of the bottled water trend as well as the importance of supporting public tap water systems. Panellists are: Andrea Harden, Bottled Water Campaign with Polaris Institute, Martina Rowley, Environmental Communicator, third panellist to be announced.

· Two community action workshops aimed at developing one to two practical steps that can be taken by community members to help curb the growing bottled water trend.

Please RSVP with: Stephanie Crocker at EcoSource [email protected] 905-274-6222

Official Website: http://www.ecosource.ca

Added by thegreenpages on January 9, 2008

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