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Thunder Bay city council passed a resolution this month to ban the sale of bottled water at most city-run events. Thunder Bay already has a policy in place that limits the distribution of bottled water at...

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video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player The University of Central Florida’s Reflection Pond was filled with plastic water bottles as part of a campaign to raise awareness about waste generated at the school. Students Wednesday littered...

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Every day, Americans go through 50 million plastic water bottles.  And it takes more than 17 million barrels of oil to meet our demand for bottled water, since most plastics are derived from petroleum. That’s...

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Bonnaroo Says Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and REFUSE

February 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Music festivals often make headlines for the amount of garbage they generate, but Bonnaroo — an annual four-day festival held on a farm in Manchester, Tennessee — is making strides to change that wasteful image....

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A First Nation near Lillooet, B.C. has banned the sale of bottled water in an attempt to highlight the need for safe drinking water in indigenous communities. “What we’ve done is we’ve taken a vow...

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In its first year, Evanston’s Mobile Water Station served 9,300 gallons of tap water while reducing disposable 12-ounce bottle use by 99,000. The Mobile Water Station, a city-owned cart that provided clean tap water at 55 various events in...

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U of Hawaii Petitions Towards a Bottled Water Ban

December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Less than a month after a student group organized its first plastic-free week, its petition to ban single-use plastic water bottles has more than 800 signatures. “We hope to see a strong initiative to ban...

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Though it can be really easy to buy a big case of Poland Spring plastic water bottles to stick under your bed, bottled water is honestly more harmful than you might think. Using your own reusable...

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