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    19 2016 July

    Montreal To Ban the Bottle

    Small towns are one thing, but something big is on the horizon. The Canadian city’s mayor is looking to completely ban plastic-bottled water, which would make Montreal the first metropolis to do such a thing. The surprise announcement came in February of this year, but the...

  • 20 2016 June

    Reusable Water Bottles for Convenience and Style

    If convenience is your excuse for using single-use disposable water bottles, listen up. Our latest round-up of reusable water bottles are as just as handy as the kind you toss – with the added benefits of sustainability and style. BU Water This unusual and beautiful water bottle...

  • 31 2016 May

    The Sobering Reality of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

    Have you heard of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch? It’s basically a gigantic trash heap in the middle of the North Pacific – but that’s the simplest description. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, which is actually comprised of two separate patches (the Western Garbage Patch...

  • 24 2016 May

    Hood River County Blocks Plan to Build $50M Nestle Bottling Plant

    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 approving a measure that restricts the production and transportation of...

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Montreal To Ban the Bottle

July 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Small towns are one thing, but something big is on the horizon. The Canadian city’s mayor is looking to completely ban plastic-bottled water, which would make Montreal the first metropolis to do such a thing. The...

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If convenience is your excuse for using single-use disposable water bottles, listen up. Our latest round-up of reusable water bottles are as just as handy as the kind you toss – with the added benefits of...

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Have you heard of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch? It’s basically a gigantic trash heap in the middle of the North Pacific – but that’s the simplest description. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, which is...

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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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An Unexpected Industry Goes Green

March 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

While banning plastic bottles completely is the best way to eliminate unneeded waste in landfills, the ongoing recycling programs undertaken by some casinos in the U.S. are very much appreciated in an industry, which you...

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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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Help Reduce Bottled Water Waste!

Americans send about 38 billion water bottles a year to landfills.1 Considering the 1.5 million barrels of oil needed to make those bottles, the environmental impact of plastic bottle waste is truly staggering.2

That's why we created Ban the Bottle. We advocate a simple commitment to reduce your personal waste by giving up bottled water, even if it's just a few days each week. Together, filtered water and a reusable bottle are an ideal solution for going green at home and on the go. It's an easy change that can make a big difference.

1 Fishman, Charles. "Message in a Bottle." Fast Company Magazine July 2007: 110.
2 Arnold, Emily, and Janet Larsen. "Bottled Water: Pouring Resources Down the Drain." Earth Policy Institute. 2 Feb. 2006. 28 June 2007.