University of Vermont Bans Bottled Water On Campus

Ditching disposable water bottles is a big step for UVM and the 14,000 students, faculty and staff who drink water there daily. It’s yet another example of a campus, business or local government making moves toward sustainability by implementing a policy to encourage behavior that’s good, or place a cost on behavior that’s bad. A lobbyist interviewed by NPR for this story says this effort is misguided – that increased recycling is the key. What are the most effective ways to bring along a whole community to have a big environmental impact? Check out the full story from NPR.
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