The Responsibility Project blog: Restaurants introduce tap water surcharges

December 9, 2011 | General RCAP News

A Dec. 7 post on The Responsibility Project's blog reports that some restaurants across the country are now charging diners for filtered tap water. The post begins:

…the idea of charging diners for filtered tap water is causing a flap. The trend first surfaced among restaurants in New York and San Francisco; New York Magazine offered a guide back in 2008 to New York’s “sustainability surcharge.” But restaurants in cities like Las Vegas and Washington, D.C. are catching on to the water surcharge, and new cost hasn’t gone without notice.

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