Thursday, March 15, 2012

Colleges take aim at bottled water- Miami Herald

Miami Herald article on Sunday, March 11, 2012
suggested by Albert Boyd

New York- Bottled water is coming under attack on college campuses.
More than 90 schools, among them Brown and Harvard, are banning the sale or restricting the use of plastic water bottles, unnerving the $22 billion retail packaged-water industry in the United States.
Freshmen at colleges nationwide are being greeted with stainless-steel bottles in their welcome packs and encouraged to use hydration stations where free, filtered water is available. Brown, which once sold about 320,000 bottles of water a year, ended sales in dining halls in 2010. Harvard and Dartmouth College are installing hydration stations.

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