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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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Nearly two dozen units of the National Park System have instituted bans against the sale of disposable water bottles, a move proponents say will greatly reduce trash. For most parks, according to Public Employees for...

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Congratulations to Western Washington University! After nearly 3 years of campaigning, WWU has voted to end the sale of bottled water on their campus beginning April 1, 2014. WWU is now the largest college or university in...

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Background In 2006, SFCC developed a five-year plan including the use of sustainable technologies and practices, then signed the American College and University President’s Climate Commitment in 2009 and a zero waste resolution two years...

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The bottle ban might not be water under the bridge just yet. In 2012, the University ended the sale of flavorless bottled water on campus and mandated that one-third of beverages offered in vending machines...

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San Francisco’s proposed ban on sales of plastic water bottles on public property faces a key vote today amid some concerns about lack of water access and financial impacts on popular events such as the...

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Seattle, Washington is successfully becoming a city dedicated to the environment. Public transportation consists of hybrid-electric vehicles, the city’s many parks are well kept and cherished, bicycle transportation is heavily advocated and the city has...

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A group of University of Saskatchewan students is pushing to ban the sale of bottled water on campus. The U of S Environment and Sustainability Student Association began the initiative in September. “Tap water is...

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