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College campuses are one thing, they say, but it’s impossible to completely ban single-use plastic water bottles in a town. Well, they’re right – and they’re also absolutely wrong. Because four years ago this very...

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At Ban the Bottle, we’re focusing on educating people about the real cost – financial and environmental – of single-use plastic water bottles. Our Bottled Water Facts page has the nitty gritty, but in a...

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Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows Bans the Bottle!

February 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Good news, ski bunnies! Effective since the beginning of the 2015-16 ski season, all shops owned and operated in Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows have banned the sale of single-use plastic water bottles. With the launch...

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The Facts of Water Pollution

February 4, 2016 | 3 Comments

Courtesy of: Filter Butler Water Systems...

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By now, we’re all well versed on the environmental disaster that is the single-use plastic water bottle. If you need a quick refresher, pass your eyeballs over these alarming facts and figures: As a species,...

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In 2013, the University of Vermont banned the sale of water bottles on campus, prompted by a student-led campaign calling for reduced waste. Two years later, the results of the ban are in – and...

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Back in 2009, the Univeristy of Winnipeg became the first campus in Canada to ban the sale of single-serving plastic water bottles. After the University of Winnipeg’s initiative, universities all over are implementing banning the...

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Have you seen what’s in the news lately? In our mission to Ban The Bottle, there are challenges along the way. Just last month, The House of Representatives announced that you can’t ban the sale...

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