It may be temporary. It may be permanent. But I’m pretty upset by the surveillance apparatus that’s being uncovered & how much bad actors feast on our divisions. Advertisements
Newsflash: Water is less bad for you than soda. Earlier this week, Nestle employees trotted out some ideas about how good bottled water is and how it’s less bad than soda. Forgive me if I’m non-plussed by the idea that the world’s largest food and beverage corporation tries to sell the public on the idea that … More Newsflash: Water is less bad for you than soda, but plastic bottles and privatized water are worse than soda. Way worse.
If you are interested in: a. the new reports about micro plastics in bottled water, b. how the new EPA is eliminating rules on toxics, c. how Neslte and other plastics-dependent beverage companies affect your daily life… you should come to the Palmer Museum of Art’s Entangled Conversations tomorrow. My old boss, Dr. Denice Wardrop, … More Water doesn’t just go into bottles. Plastics go into water. That means it goes into us.
The No to Nestle forum was held on March 14th at CPI. Thank you to the individuals who brought this together, the staff at CPI who helped them set up the meeting, and the organizations who were present: the newly-formed Concerned Citizens of Pleasant Gap, Clearwater Conservancy, Food and Water Watch, Nittany Valley Environmental Coalition, … More My remarks at the No to Nestle forum
“It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends on his not understanding it.” ~Upton Sinclair Last night, three Nestle representatives came out to the Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology to pretend to provide the public with answers about their proposed $50 million plant. Led by their natural … More There’s no blue heaven with Nestle: A rebuttal to their PR
How much of your soul are you willing to sell to make a few bucks? That’s really the question you should ask about the Nestle plant in Centre County. But it’s not the question that Nestle Waters representatives want you to consider. They’d like you, your neighbors, and your representatives in government to “soberly” weigh … More The soul of our community is not for sale
I just did a back-of-the-envelope calculation about the proposed Nestle bottling plant in Spring Township. On plastic alone it’s not pretty. Just so that you know, I’m interested in the systemic impacts and the ethical issues. So far, I’ve been looking into Nestle’s business practices (awful), what economic development should be for the region (regenerative), … More Does that sound fair? I think not Nestle.