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Bottled water used to be cool it used to signal you were concerned about your health and avoiding things like coffee and soda.
But now the bottled water backlash is -- Fox Business Network correspondent rich -- on the green revolution.
In the home of the American revolution.
-- help yourself.
-- not a problem -- bottled water forget it.
Citizens in Concord Massachusetts are revolting against bottled water.
It is now illegal to sell a personal sized bottle of water here opponents are fighting for its repeal environmental groups hope others follow -- lead.
A group called food and water watch says bottled water waste fossil fuels in production and transport.
Rather than being recycled about 75% of the empty plastic bottles and -- our landfills lakes streams and oceans where they may never fully decompose.
Bottled water companies say their product uses -- plastics and energy -- other bottled drinks.
And call the -- a ridiculous curve on consumer choice.
The idea that you're gonna -- that gave me healthy beverage.
-- has the cut carbon footprint one half of carbonated soft drinks that has packaging.
Which weighs one half of what Coke or Pepsi cola bottle and comes without eleven teaspoons of sugar -- it.
Doesn't really make a whole lot of sense to me.
-- waters claimed nearly four billion dollars in net sales last year adding nearly a million household customers.
The company says they're Concord customers will get their bottled water they'll just have to drive out of town to do so.
Retailers in Concord or the losers on this because it tends to purchase is just moved outside the town to someplace else.
You can't tell me that because they can't buy bottled water Crosby's market any morning and concorde that they're going to -- bottled water.
They also point out a country -- alarming obesity rates should encourage water consumption over sugar filled soft drinks.
Environmentalists say governments should promote drinking water.
From a -- From here environmentalists are trying to spread the ban to other towns in national parks.
Efforts continue on college campuses were nearly two dozen schools have already some level of bottled water ban.
Meanwhile in -- some citizens are pushing back later this month they'll vote again on bottled water this time whether to repeal the ban.
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