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Water bottle sells banned on WWU campus

Water bottle sells banned on WWU campus

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KGMI News Reporting
By Karen Taylor

BELLINGHAM, Wash. Bottled water will no longer be sold or distributed at Western Washington University starting in April.

A campus group called Students for Sustainable Water had worked for several years to make this happen.

Carolyn Bowie is a member of the group.

She says they’ve worked with the school to give everyone access to tap water, as regular bottled water is phased out of the vending machines.

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She says it is about promoting sustainability and water as a public resource.

Western is now the largest public or private college in the state to end the sale of bottled water on campus.

 

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