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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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At the end of the Woodstock movie, the camera pans over the empty grounds of Max Yasgur’s farm and reveals an enormous sea of garbage that seems to stretch for miles. The live-music industry has...

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As last week’s high-pressure system pushed San Diego County into record high temperatures, residents were advised to stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water. Yet liquid resources are running low in California: The entire state...

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Green Mountain College Makes a Stand!

September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Green Mountain College is one of the latest colleges in the U.S.  to adopt a bottled water ban across campus and we were able to speak with one of the head persons. Aaron Witham, Director...

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