Boycott the Bottle

I came across a blog called TapThat that is documenting a campaign to eradicate the deadly water bottle from the University of New South Wales campus. It makes my soul do tiny little jigs inside when I discover groups like this that are trying to stop the problem of ubiquitous plastic at its source.

Some of you may remember, in 2009, when Bundanoon in the Southern Highlands of NSW became the first recognised town in the world to ban the sale (or giveaway) of bottled water, instead installing public water fountains.

Last year, the University of Canberra became the first uni in Australia to ban bottled water across its entire campus. (Check out the website more examples of bottle-banning initiatives, both here and around the world).

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