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I’d App That

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The Food and Water Watch has created this nifty little app to help spread awareness about how accessible free water really is and where it can be found. It also helps to discredit the “but it’s so convenient” argument for bottled water. This … Continue reading

Sustainability Surcharge on Water Bottles

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On Friday, the members of the Dickinson community received the following email from Ken Shultes, Associate Vice President of Campus Operations: In an effort to reduce the consumption and disposal of plastic water bottles on campus, a new initiative will … Continue reading

Water Bottle Facts

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Environmental: Out of the 50 billion bottles of water being bought each year, 80% end up in a landfill, even though recycling programs exist. 17 million barrels of oil are used in producing bottled water each year–enough to fuel over … Continue reading

Phasing out the Sale of Plastic Water Bottles on Dickinson College Campus

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Purpose: The purpose of this project is to create, overtime, a campus that does not sell plastic water bottles Goals: 1. to phase out the sale of plastic water bottles on Dickinson College campus 2. to create a consumer culture … Continue reading