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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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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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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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Below is a highlighted interview conducted between myself and University of Nevada, Las Vegas “Take Back the Tap” Campus Coordinator, Monica Garcia. Here at Ban the Bottle, we were interested to learn more about the ongoing efforts...

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The bottle ban might not be water under the bridge just yet. In 2012, the University ended the sale of flavorless bottled water on campus and mandated that one-third of beverages offered in vending machines...

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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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Our team was given the change to speak with Susie Turner,  Wilfrid Laurier University‘s executive for the EcoHawks, about their current initiatives towards Banning the Bottle throughout campus. Why were you interested in banning the bottle...

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Harvard in the Running to Ban Bottled Water

December 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Fall 2013 Referenda at Ivy League school, Harvard University, came in with 46.9% of students voting on the referenda questions. One question in particular asked students “Do you support or oppose ending the sale and...

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