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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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SCARBOROUGH — Did you know Americans use 1,000 plastic water bottles every second, and almost all will end up in landfills, even though they can be recycled? Nina Chase, a rising fourth-grader at Wentworth Intermediate...

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Bottled water is usually a waste of money and, beyond that, an environmental mess. American buy 50 billion bottles of water each year, and recycle less than one-fourth of those bottles. It’s a tremendous source...

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Commuters at Hammersmith Bus Station and Tube station in London can now get access to free chilled, filtered mains water in an effort to cut waste. For the first time, thirsty commuters will be able...

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The City of Encinitas, California is considering banning plastic water bottles at city-sponsored events. The ban, proposed by Councilwoman Lisa Shaffer, would apply during city events where drinking water is available from fountains and other...

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Greenfield, Massachusetts- A Congress Street resident has proposed two town ordinances, one that would ban plastic bags from being used at checkout counters and the other that would prohibit the sale of single-serve (one liter...

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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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