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DIVIDE IN CONCORD: Premieres April 26th

April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Divide in Concord is a feature-length documentary that follows the entertaining tale of banning bottled water in small town America. In 1775, Concord patriots fired the infamous ‘shot heard round the world’ that began a...

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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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Nearly two dozen units of the National Park System have instituted bans against the sale of disposable water bottles, a move proponents say will greatly reduce trash. For most parks, according to Public Employees for...

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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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November 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Encinitas city staff members won’t be handing out disposable water bottles to thirsty City Council members anymore. And in the coming months, the city will be exploring new ways to reduce the public’s dependence on...

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Concord’s Bottle Bylaw Tested Once Again

October 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

At Concord’s special Town Meeting in December, voters will have another chance to decide whether or not the bylaw banning the sale of single-serve plastic water bottles should stick around in town. According to Town...

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Update: Map of Campaigns

September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Check out our recently updated map of campaigns by clicking HERE! If your school or organization has or is working towards Banning the Bottle, let us know and we’ll add you to the map!...

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Students at North Island College are returning to campus in September to find new water bottle refilling stations have replaced old fountains. “Students are excited that the College has begun to respond to our efforts...

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