Gallery: More Than 90 College Campuses Ban the Sale of Bottled Water


Bottled water is drying up on college campuses, thanks to a growing movement led by student activists to ban its sale on school grounds. In their place, schools are handing out reusable bottles to incoming freshmen at orientation and installing hydration stations that serve up free filtered water. Bloomberg News reports that more than 90 colleges and universities, headlined by Harvard and Brown, have already banned the sale of or restricted the use of bottled water on campus.

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  1. ghodt March 15, 2012 at 9:54 pm

    no water? I guess I’ll get a coke.

  2. caeman March 15, 2012 at 8:58 am

    We should return to using glass. It is cheap, plentiful and less harmful to the environment when people fail to recycle it.

  3. alromaithi March 14, 2012 at 7:58 pm

    OMG! I had the exact same concept in mind!

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