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BY PETER HECHT Environmental groups have long taken aim at bottled water companies for contributing to the glut of plastic bottles that clog landfills, streams and waterways. Now, amid California’s drought, they’re looking at the...

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Jean Hill and Jill Appel, whose activism led to Concord becoming the first town in the nation to ban single-serve water bottles, were among 11 Massachusetts residents recognized yesterday by the EPA at the 2015...

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Thunder Bay city council passed a resolution this month to ban the sale of bottled water at most city-run events. Thunder Bay already has a policy in place that limits the distribution of bottled water at...

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video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player The University of Central Florida’s Reflection Pond was filled with plastic water bottles as part of a campaign to raise awareness about waste generated at the school. Students Wednesday littered...

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Bonnaroo Says Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and REFUSE

February 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Music festivals often make headlines for the amount of garbage they generate, but Bonnaroo — an annual four-day festival held on a farm in Manchester, Tennessee — is making strides to change that wasteful image....

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A First Nation near Lillooet, B.C. has banned the sale of bottled water in an attempt to highlight the need for safe drinking water in indigenous communities. “What we’ve done is we’ve taken a vow...

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It Surrounds Us, Can You Avoid It?

December 30, 2014 | 1 Comments

Plastic has taken over our world. Take a look around you. That water bottle, Starbucks coffee cup, your Walmart lunch bag is all plastic that eventually gets thrown away and becomes plastic waste in our...

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U of Hawaii Petitions Towards a Bottled Water Ban

December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Less than a month after a student group organized its first plastic-free week, its petition to ban single-use plastic water bottles has more than 800 signatures. “We hope to see a strong initiative to ban...

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