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Bottlemania

How Water Went on Sale And Why We Bought It

by Elizabeth Royte

  • 211 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Bloomsbury USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • General,
  • Industries - General,
  • Social Science / General,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Sociology,
  • Bottled water,
  • Bottled water industry,
  • Social aspects,
  • Business/Economics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Pagination248 p.
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12443733M
    ISBN 101596913711
    ISBN 109781596913714

    Bottlemania: How Water Went on Sale and Why We Bought It Elizabeth Royte, Author. Bloomsbury $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book . About converting food scraps to energy, in addition to fertilizer, through anaerobic digestion, in The New York Times Magazine.

      "Bottlemania" is a continuation of the dialog started by Royte in her book "Garbage Land" in , this time looking more specifically at the bottled water business that Cited by: Bottlemania is the story of one of the greatest marketing coups of the 20th century and one of the most troubling issues facing our environment today. With a new afterword on the developing issues in clean water around the world.

      “Bottlemania” is an easy-to-swallow survey of the subject from verdant springs in the Maine woods to tap water treatment plants in Kansas City; from the grand specter of . Read "Bottlemania Big Business, Local Springs, and the Battle over America's Drinking Water" by Elizabeth Royte available from Rakuten Kobo. Second only to soda, bottled water is on the verge of becoming the most popular beverage in the country. The brands have Brand: Bloomsbury Publishing.


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Bottlemania by Elizabeth Royte Download PDF EPUB FB2

Bottlemania: Big Business, Local Springs, and the Battle over America's Drinking Water Paperback – J by Elizabeth Royte (Author, Afterword) › Visit Amazon's Elizabeth Royte Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this Cited by: Elizabeth Bottlemania book has written for the New York Times Magazine, Harper’s, National Geographic, Outside, Smithsonian, and the New Yorker. She is the author of Garbage Land and The Tapir’s Morning Bath/5(48).

Bottlemania is about the rise in consumption of bottled water and some of the effects of this trend. The book is best when it discusses consumer idiocy in buying this stuff, which in many cases is no better (and in some cases worse) than what comes out of the tap (for example - benzene in Perrier)/5.

Bottlemania by Elizabeth Royte available in Hardcover onalso read synopsis and reviews. Focusing on the 'problem' of pleasure Law, Orientalism and Postcolonialism uncovers the organizing 4/5(1).

Tell others about this book. About Bottlemania. Having already surpassed milk and beer, and second now only to soda, bottled water is on Bottlemania book verge of becoming the most popular beverage in the country. The brands have become so ubiquitous that we're hardly conscious that Poland Spring and Evian were once real springs, bubbling in remote corners.

The author begins in Fryeburg, Maine, where citizens are engaged in a battle with Poland Spring over the company’s water-bottling practices. Such battles are being fought across the country, many against Nestlé (which also owns Deer Park, Ice Mountain and others), Coca-Cola (Dasani) and Pepsi (Aquafina).

In Medieval times, you couldn't trust the water and most people, including kids, drank beer for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Bottlemania book After reading Elizabeth Royte's new book Bottlemania: How Water Went. Second only to soda, bottled water is on the verge of becoming the most popular beverage in the country.

The brands have become so ubiquitous that we're hardly conscious that Poland Spring and Evian were once real springs, bubbling in remote corners of Maine and France. Only now, with the water industry trading in the billions of dollars, have we begun to question what it is we're drinking.

The moment is ripe for Elizabeth Royte?s Bottlemania, an admirable, engaging book that examines the social, economic, and environmental impact of bottled water, whose sales now surpass those of beer and milk in the United States.

The heart of Bottlemania is the fascinating fight over water that has polarized the tiny town of Fryeburg, Maine. Fryeburg sits upon one of the aquifers whose Author: Barbara Spindel. The information about Bottlemania shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. Chinese edition of Bottlemania: How Water Went on Sale and Why We Bought It.

Bottled water is a $60 billion industry. Royte cited facts to bring us the cost of producing bottled water in terms of environmental, financial, health, energy. And the sad thing is that most tap water in the US are afe to drink.

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Bottlemania is a watery Fast Food Nation, a treatise on H2O that PR flacks would rather keep underground." --D. Grant Black, Toronto Star (read the whole review here) "This tautly paced volume more closely resembles a travel narrative than a tree-hugging jeremiad." --Mark Coleman, Los Angeles Times (read the whole review here).

Bottlemania written by Elizabeth Royte. Other books by this author include "Garbage Land" and "The Tapir's Morning Bath." This video was made as part of. The Hardcover of the Bottlemania: How Water Went on Sale and Why We Bought It by Elizabeth Royte at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or 4/4(12). Covers the people, machines, economies, and cultural trends that bring bottled water to our supermarkets. Describes how Perrier transformed bottled water into a commodity, and how Nestle, with its purchase of Poland Spring, expanded that brand.

In one particularly controversial Poland Spring source, in Fryeburg, Maine, a bitter dispute has erupted between the townspeople and the 3/5(16). Elizabeth Royte has written for the New York Times Magazine, Harper's, National Geographic, Outside, Smithsonian, and The New Yorker.

She is the author of Garbage Land and The Tapir's Morning Bath.3/5(17). Bottlemania: How Water Went On Sale and Why We Bought It Elizabeth Royte A Book Review by Janice Thompson Consumer Advocate – Water and Sewer Aug Royte’s examination of the bottled water industry begins with a trip to a pump house in Maine owned by Nestlé that is a source of Poland Springs bottled water.

"Seamlessly blending scientific explanation and social observation" "--LA Times Book Review" "Bottlemania makes the case that it's not in our interests to let private multinational corporations float their boats on our nation's water.4/5(21). Americans buy more bottled water than they do milk and beer - and the numbers are closing in on soda, journalist Elizabeth Royte (Garbage Land) tells readers in her latest book.

Bottlemania: How Water Went on Sale and Why We Bought It is an intrepid, intelligent analysis of Americans' raging thirst for bottled water, a probe of the industry, plus the politics, trafficking and scientific analysis of our drinking water.

Bottlemania: How Water Went on Sale and Why We Bought It by Elizabeth Royte Elizabeth Royte is the author of Garbage Land: On the Secret Trail of Trash and The Tapir's Morning Bath: Solving the Mysteries of the Tropical Rain Forest -- both New York Times Notable Books.Americans buy more bottled water than they do milk and beer—and the numbers are closing in on soda, journalist Elizabeth Royte (Garbage Land) tells readers in her latest book.

Bottlemania: How Water Went on Sale and Why We Bought It is an intrepid, intelligent analysis of Americans' raging thirst for bottled water, a probe of the industry Brand: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC. Bottlemania. How Water Went on Sale and Why We Bought It.

Elizabeth Royte. Bloomsbury: pp., $ InAmericans consumed, per capita, more than 25 gallons of bottled water -- twice as.