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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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December 2012 Recap: Ban the Bottle

December 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

December 3rd- 14-Year Old Invents Solar-Powered Water Jug (Video) December 4th- Rubbermaid® Reduces Environmental Impact with Dishwasher-Safe Reusable Bottles December 6th- January 1: UVM Makes It Official for 2013 Bottled Water Ban! December 7th- Smart...

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