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Costco water price increased by 15% - 25% as of Jan 2020

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Costco water price increased by 15% - 25% as of Jan 2020

Hello,

Did you realize that Costco increased their water bottle prices?

Nestle = 35 bottles
before = $4
Now = $4.60

Kirkland = 40 bottles
Before = $3
Now = $3.80

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COSTCO is closed on October 12 (Thanksgiving)
Saint-Hubert (Quebec) Costco = Oct 12 = 7AM - 6PM
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As long as the hot dog stays at 1.50 and a quarter for a cold bottle of water.
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b0ne wrote: As long as the hot dog stays at 1.50 and a quarter for a cold bottle of water.
The day they raise the price on the hot dog combo, we riot!
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We don’t buy a lot of bottled water

But if we find we need some

It’s never been bought @ Costco

Regularly find Nestle Water at other Retailers for about half that price
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Good.

Small individual bottles should be banned anyway for the sake of the environment
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If the government actually cared about the environment they'd raise the prices really high on this. These things are horrible for the environment. The majority of people have no actual need for these other than laziness.
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Enviro fee and deposit? Lucky not here in Ontario. But how do you get the deposit back? Doubt many hold on to plastic bottles vs glass beer bottles to return.
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wtf? are we going to buy water from elsewhere from now on?
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eelw11 wrote: Enviro fee and deposit? Lucky not here in Ontario. But how do you get the deposit back? Doubt many hold on to plastic bottles vs glass beer bottles to return.

In BC it's a 10 cent deposit plus a 3 cent enviro fee on plastic bottles now, you just take it to the return it depot. It's really easy with the express system, where you just drop off the bags then redeem for an e-transfer. Most people I know save all their refundable bottles/cans because it can add up to a lot over time. I probably get roughly $20-25 every few months.
I never drink bottled water tho, tap water is better and free.
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b0ne wrote: As long as the hot dog stays at 1.50 and a quarter for a cold bottle of water.
The kirkland hot dogs they sell in 14 packs which are the exact same they sell in the food court went from $13.99 to $16.99 so an increase might be coming soon
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Swerny wrote: Good.

Small individual bottles should be banned anyway for the sake of the environment
Telling people what should or shouldn't be banned is exactly why I still use a water bottle.

It's not what you use but how you use it. I reuse my water bottles (plastic). It's not about how something looks but what you actually do with it, which is how I often chastise those who try to chastise me. Unless you're using a water bottle out of glass or wood, your stupid plastic water bottle is no better or worse for the environment.
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HghSsociety wrote: The kirkland hot dogs they sell in 14 packs which are the exact same they sell in the food court went from $13.99 to $16.99 so an increase might be coming soon
I watched a documentary on Costco a few years back. They pride themselves on the hot dog/drink price. They treat it as a loss leader. Similar to what Wal Mart does with certain school supplies.
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angryaudifanatic wrote: Telling people what should or shouldn't be banned is exactly why I still use a water bottle.

It's not what you use but how you use it. I reuse my water bottles (plastic). It's not about how something looks but what you actually do with it, which is how I often chastise those who try to chastise me. Unless you're using a water bottle out of glass or wood, your stupid plastic water bottle is no better or worse for the environment.
I use a reusable stainless steel bottle that i have been using for years.

That's better for everyone than these single use bottles that most people don't reuse
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Bottled water is the biggest scam ever
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Good. Maybe bottle water price increases will make people think about filling their own water bottles.

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