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EWG's Bottled Water Scorecard, 2011
January 25, 2012

EWG's Bottled Water Scorecard, 2011: Find Your Water

Green Planet Pure Handcrafted Water
Grade: F
sold by Green Planet Bottling Co.
Map of US showing California
State purchasedAverage gradeMeets state labeling laws?
California F no

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LABEL Full information on label & website? ADVANCED TREATMENT? GRADE
SOURCE PURIFICATION TESTING
Green Planet Pure Handcrafted Water Label
California
pie chart showing level of information on label pie chart showing level of information on label pie chart showing level of information on label

F

WATER SOURCE
Label information: None Listed
Website information: "water from a local public source"
PURIFICATION METHOD
Label information: None Listed
Website information: "Pre-filtration…Ion Exchange…Microfiltration/Carbon Filter…Reverse Osmosis…Steam "Vapor" Distilled"
TESTING CONDUCTED
What information is on the label? Not Listed
Is the water quality report online? No
What tests were conducted? None Listed
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
On the labelThe environmentally friendly bottle. Quench your thirst and your desire to help the environment. It's all about the bottle and where it ends up. Our bottles are made from plants, not oil, so they're 100% natural. And our unique 360-degree recycling program ensures the environment is protected and landfills reduced. Be sure to do your part and recycle or compost this bottle. By choosing our water you're helping reduce global warming, carbon emissions and our dependency on oil. A percentage of all profits go towards saving the environment. Together, we can make a difference. For more information or comments visit Green Planet Bottling at www.greenplanetbottling.com or call 1-888-397-4426.

WATER QUALITY REPORT (WQR)
Is the WQR available online? No
What is contained in the WQR? No WQR available
Does WQR available provide comparable information to municipal WQR? No

DATA SOURCE(S)
Label purchase location(s) (date):
  • Mollie Stone's Market, Palo Alto, CA (13-May-10)
  • Rainbow Grocery Cooperative, San Francisco, CA (16-Sep-10)
Official website:www.greenplanetbottling.com

LABEL 1: SCORE/GRADE DETAILS
Information Provided Label Website Total  
Water source 0.0 / 2.0 0.5 / 1.0 0.5 / 3.0 Grade Key
A: 8.6-10.0
B: 6.9-8.5
C: 5.0-6.8
D: 2.9-4.9
F:-2.0-2.8
Purification method 0.0 / 2.0 1.0 / 1.0 1.0 / 3.0
Testing conducted 0.0 / 1.0 0.0 / 2.0 0.0 / 3.0
Thorough water quality report? +0.0 / 1.0
Compliant with state law? -0.8 / 1.0
Basic, unknown, or no treatment -0.0 / 1.0
Total 0.0 / 5.0 1.5 / 4.0 0.8 / 10.0
Advanced treatment advanced treatment used
Meets state labeling laws? out of compliance with california regulation: no information on label about how to get a water quality report
Final Grade

F