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Owen Sound is now a step closer to becoming a “Blue Community.” Liz Zetlin, representing a group of local residents, asked city council Monday night to adopt a water commons framework that recognizes water as...

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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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Students at North Island College are returning to campus in September to find new water bottle refilling stations have replaced old fountains. “Students are excited that the College has begun to respond to our efforts...

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Why Aren’t We All Banning the Bottle?

February 11, 2013 | 1 Comments

Four Green Steps, an informative website regarding environmental news and views, recently posted an article titled “Why Aren’t We All Banning the Bottle?” I wanted to share it with our readers as it may contains some...

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Thompson Rivers University’s student union in Canada wants a campus wide ban on disposable plastic bottles and they appear to have the support to back their campaign. The student union’s sustainability crew presents its case...

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Teens in the Canadian town of Halifax are coming together to create a county-wide movement against the sale of bottled water. Halifax Metro News reports: Grace Hamilton-Burge and Jay Hubbard were on hand at the Halifax...

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Single-use plastic water bottles are a thing of the past in vending machines and the cafeteria at Vanier College. Vanier College, an English-language public college located in Montreal, Quebec, has a student population of over 6,000 students....

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Ban the Bottle, Increase Backlash?

November 16, 2011 | 1 Comments

University of Toronto students, hot on the heels of the country’s largest university banning the sale of bottled water, recently showed increasing concern for convenient, healthy ways to stay hydrated on campus. We’ve shown you...

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