phase two - sales of 600,000 bottles of water on campus. In...

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Bobble- Informal Research Chemical, bisphenol-A, commonly known as BPA, is used to harden plastics in  items like baby bottles, sippy cups and water bottles. Research has found that  using BPA in bottles poses a cancer risk, and an increased risk of heart diseases  and diabetes in adults. Similar to competitors like Nalgene and Camel Back,  Bobble creates reusable water bottle made from BPA free plastic. Bobble is also  manufacturing the water bottles in the United States, from recycled plastics.  Around the country, people are urged to retire the disposable water bottles and  switch to using products like Bobble. A bottle ban in taking place at the University  of Michigan is underway to “ban the sales of bottles water in all campus food  service locations”. With over 2,000 student and staff signature, if the ban gets put  in to affect this will be the largest American university to do so, while eliminating 
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Unformatted text preview: sales of 600,000 bottles of water on campus. In 2006, the Pacific Institute estimated producing bottled water makes 2.5 million tons of carbon dioxide. They also found that Americans bought a total of 31.2 billion liters of bottled water. With such a demand to eliminate disposable water bottles, but still with the need for purified water, the Bobble is right in line with the current trends, and sales are beginning to boom. Top Competitors Nalgene OTG Everyday CamelBak Podium Bottle Product Architects Inc. FuelBelt Bottle Fit and Fresh LivPure Water Bottle Intak by Thermos Contigo Hydration Bottle http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/14/us/14plastic.html?ref=bisphenola http://www.michiganreview.com/archives/2942 http://www.pacinst.org/topics/water_and_sustainability/bottled_water/bottled_wat er_and_energy.html...
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2012 for the course COM 359 taught by Professor Christemckittrick during the Fall '11 term at Miami University.

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