Comm 287: Advertising as Social Communication
September 19 , 2013
Continued effects of bottled water…
Depleting the ground water
Battle of Nestle: Poland spring
In Michigan, Nestle (Poland Spring, Ozarka, ArrowHead) has been accused of
harming the environment by depleting aquifers and damaging stream systems.
Going to become an issue of resources and privatization
The “purification” processes that are used can sometimes have an effect on the
In 2004, in Britain, half of a million bottles of Dasani was found to be contaminated
with a carcinogen (bromate).
Another example of this occurrence would be SUVS.
American is running out of gas, yet the sales of SUVs continue to skyrocket.
Other effects of advertising are: