VIDEO: San Francisco Says No to Bottled Water

May 30, 2014

In the spring of 2014, San Francisco passed an ordinance to prohibit the sale and distribution of single-use plastic water bottles on public property—becoming the first major U.S. city to enact such a ban.

In this video by New Dream, you'll meet the San Francisco city leaders and community organizers who helped make the ordinance a reality.

Watch the video to hear how the ordinance came to pass, how it will be implemented, and how this can serve as a model to reduce plastic pollution in cities everywhere.

To watch video, click on image above

Learn more about San Francisco's bottled water ban here.

New Dream thanks Corporate Accountability International and the Office of Supervisor David Chiu for their partnership in the making of this video. Thanks also to SF Environment, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, Recology, U.S. Pure Water, and WasteBusters.