Europe's bottled water industry has signed up to tackling plastic waste and increasing the amount of rPET in its bottles. Read more
Government action and consumer education is needed to tackle post-consumer waste, writes Refreshment editor Bill Bruce. Read more
Fiji Water has announced the introduction of a new bottle featuring a flip-top 'sports cap', as the brand aims to increase its appeal among health-conscious consumers. Read more
Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) will launch a new zero-sugar sparkling water brand in the UK as part of its Oasis brand. Read more
Cott Corporation will acquire US bottled water distributor Crystal Rock in a deal worth approximately $35m. Read more
PET collection and recycling rates 'increased significantly' in western Europe last year, according to Petcore Europe. Read more
The amount of material used to make water bottles fell by more than 40% between 2007 and 2015, according to the IBWA. Read more
Nestlé Waters plans to certify 20 of its factories worldwide according to the Alliance for Water Stewardship. Read more
Niagara Bottling has bought the branded and private-label bottled water business of First Quality Water & Beverage. Read more
Coca-Cola North America will acquire the premium sparkling water brand Topo Chico, expanding its range of bottled water brands. Read more
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