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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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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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There’s nothing stylish about unsustainability. The good news is that reusable water bottles have come a long way in terms of green manufacturing practices, function and good looks. Here’s our most recent round-up of reusable...

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INFOGRAPHIC: Reduce your bottled water footprint

September 17, 2015 | 5 Comments

by Wheels For Wishes...

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Have you seen what’s in the news lately? In our mission to Ban The Bottle, there are challenges along the way. Just last month, The House of Representatives announced that you can’t ban the sale...

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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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