In the U.S. state of Massachusetts from the beginning of the year was passed legislation that recognizes the implementation of drinking water in individual plastic bottles illegal. The water may be sold in any other form, but not in bottles made of plastic.
The bill was proposed by Concord above the staff. The authors suggest that in this way it will be possible to significantly improve the situation of plastic waste around. The residents of the city are invited to use tap water, home and community. In addition, it will significantly reduce the personal expenses of citizens is, in fact, they are buying the same water from the tap, just packed.
It is worth noting that the ban on packaging and implementation in plastic bottles only applies to non-carbonated drinking water without flavoring. Soft drinks like cola and lemonade this law does not affect. Caught in the sale of illicit bottles of water for the first time, the seller will receive a warning. Re-arrest will cost $ 25 per bottle and $ 50 for the third time.