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Hood River County voters have approved a ban on commercial water bottling, blocking a $50 million bottling plant Nestle wants to build in the Columbia River Gorge. Early results showed 69 percent of county voters...

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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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