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Every year, 20 million tons of plastic enters the world’s oceans. In 2012, the Rio +20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development dubbed marine plastic litter “a major environmental issue that the world must address,”...

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TAP- Travelers Against Plastic

February 3, 2014 | 1 Comments

The Ban the Bottle team was contacted by Chris MacKay, the co-founder of the TAP- Travelers Against Plastic Campaign. As their initiatives to discourage the use of disposable water bottles fell in line with those...

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Our team was given the change to speak with Susie Turner,  Wilfrid Laurier University‘s executive for the EcoHawks, about their current initiatives towards Banning the Bottle throughout campus. Why were you interested in banning the bottle...

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More Water Refilling Stations at Outside Lands

December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

For the third year in a row, Outside Lands festival goers were extremely frustrated with the lack of access to refillable water at this San Francisco music festival. In a festival space that covers 11 city blocks...

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Bottled Water… Take a Hike!

August 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

This video is part of a large campaign asking for people to sign a petition aimed to Jon Jarvis, the National Park Service Director. The petition pushes for bottled water to be banned from national...

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The northern Nevada community can celebrate and learn about options for more sustainable living at the University of Nevada, Reno campus Monday, April 15 through Friday, April 19. Educational programs and demonstrations will focus on...

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Badgers REthink Bottled Water

February 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

UW of Madison has officially kick started a Ban the Bottle campaign on their campus. A blog has been created called Bottle Free Badgers to help advocates and those interested stay up to date with...

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Sign the Petition Here! Ban the Bottle in L.A.

January 10, 2013 | 1 Comments

Two advocates for reducing plastic waste have created a petition to ban plastic water bottles in their city of Los Angeles. Inspired by the recent ban that took effect this New Year in Concord, Massachusetts, Holly Mosher and...

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