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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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No more disposables in landfills! Twenty-two billion plastic water bottles are discarded around the world every year. Let’s work together to reduce this number by promoting the use of reusable water bottles! Below are some of...

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Every day, Americans go through 50 million plastic water bottles.  And it takes more than 17 million barrels of oil to meet our demand for bottled water, since most plastics are derived from petroleum. That’s...

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The International Water Bottle Association (IBWA) sent out a press release this week [Tues/10] “applauding” a new federal law aimed at improving public drinking water. Although some might consider this unusual, the bottled water industry...

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Bottled water is one step closer to being passe in San Francisco, after the Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved a measure that would ban the sale of the items at events held on city property....

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San Francisco’s proposed ban on sales of plastic water bottles on public property faces a key vote today amid some concerns about lack of water access and financial impacts on popular events such as the...

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Seattle, Washington is successfully becoming a city dedicated to the environment. Public transportation consists of hybrid-electric vehicles, the city’s many parks are well kept and cherished, bicycle transportation is heavily advocated and the city has...

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The proposed legislation from Supervisor David Chiu would gradually phase in a ban on the sale of bottled water of 21 fluid ounces or less on all city properties with leases signed after 2014 and...

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