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National Public Radio Reports UVM Leading the Trend in Banning Bottled Water

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As classes resume for a new semester, NPR’s “Morning Edition” notes that bottled water will no longer be for sale on the UVM campus, the largest public university in the country to take the stand against environmental waste. Retrofitted stations for students to refill reusable bottles with tap water are now readily available.

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UVM Celebrates End of Bottled Water Sales With Bottled Water ‘Retirement Party’

Beginning January 2013, the University of Vermont will no longer sell bottled water on its campus – in vending machines, retail outlets or dining halls. To remind students of this coming water-bottle-free future and to celebrate the accomplishment, the university held a Bottled Water Retirement Party on Dec. 5. 

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"UVM One of First Universities to End Sales of Bottled Water, Mandates Healthy Vending Options"

water bottle filling

Today, the University of Vermont announced that will end the sale of bottled water on campus and mandate that one-third of the drinks offered in vending machines will be healthy options. 

To learn more, read the article from University Communication's here.

 


WCAX report on January 31, 2012 evening news

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