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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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Seattle, Washington is successfully becoming a city dedicated to the environment. Public transportation consists of hybrid-electric vehicles, the city’s many parks are well kept and cherished, bicycle transportation is heavily advocated and the city has...

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TAP- Travelers Against Plastic

February 3, 2014 | 1 Comments

The Ban the Bottle team was contacted by Chris MacKay, the co-founder of the TAP- Travelers Against Plastic Campaign. As their initiatives to discourage the use of disposable water bottles fell in line with those...

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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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Concord Bylaw Tested Again and Remains Strong

December 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

An effort to repeal Concord’s ban on the sale of plastic water bottles was resoundingly defeated at Town Meeting on Wednesday night. Resident Jean Hill, who led the initial fight for the ban, said she...

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Bring Back the Dignity of Tap

December 3, 2013 | 2 Comments

Ban the Bottle is a powerful environmental advocate focused on the elimination of single use plastic water bottles. While bottled water companies spend millions on advertising to sell an image of pristine magic water, there is a safe...

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With the recent implementation of composting and Sustainability Week, Sonoma State University has been making changes to become a more environment-friendly campus. Banning the sale of single-use plastic water bottles on campus could be the...

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