Coca-Cola Helps Put Kibosh On Grand Canyon Water Bottle Ban

The Consumerist
November 10, 2011
By Chris Morran

Discarded plastic bottles account for around 30% of trash at the Grand Canyon, so in an effort to reduce the amount of waste left behind by the oodles of visitors, the park was all set to launch a ban on the sale of bottled water. But then, after the folks at Coca-Cola voiced their concerns, a top national park official decided to pull the plug on the program.    [FULL  STORY]