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Banning the bottle not only focuses on single-use plastic water bottles, it also can apply to offices who have large 5-gallon bottles that must be replaced multiple times each month. University of Portland’s OCCD (Oregon...

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New students, faculty and staff at Rochester Institute of Technology added a new item to their orientation materials this year—reusable water bottles. This is part of a larger campus-wide effort to reduce the amount of...

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How Bottled Water Got Its Name

September 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

While it seems simple enough to credit (or blame) bottled water’s recent popularity on clever marketing, the industry also has a foundation in a history of “deeply ingrained, cultural reverence for pure water,” according to...

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Niagara College in Ontario, Canada has conquered a new level of sustainability by banning the sale of plastic water bottles on their campus. This initiative took full force this past Wednesday, August 29th as the...

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When it comes to disposable containers, no product gets as much flack as the infamous plastic water bottle. Criticized for the contents on the inside (which are often said to taste exactly like tap water)...

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As Americans continue to consume over 50 billion plastic water bottles every year, we must continue to inform those who have not been exposed to the ill effects of bottled water on our environment, our pocketbooks, and...

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This past March, in an effort to boost environmental sustainability and reduce costs, the Graduate Student Government at the University of Maryland voted to ban most bottled water purchases for its functions. The Graduate Student...

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Concord resident Jean Hill will have to wait at least another month before she finds out if the Attorney General will approve her bylaw banning drinking water in single-serving plastic bottles in Concord. Attorney General...

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