Category Archives: Bottled Water

Composting at Matriculation 2011

by Danielle Cotter
The class of 2015 was admitted to Tufts in its strongest undergraduate admissions cycle yet, and on their first day on the hill, they learned how to compost.
This year’s matriculation meals were almost completely compost-friendly; plates and napkins were compostable, and the menu was made up of primarily more »

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Think Outside the Bottle Campaign Endorsed by Senate

by Dawn Quirk
Tufts Recycles! congratulates the Think Outside the Bottle (TOTB) campaign for writing a resolution that was recently passed by TCU Senate encouraging Tufts administration to spend less university money on bottled water. The resolution suggests supplying filtered tap water at university events as an alternative to selling bottled water, which TOTB maintains weakens public trust of tap more »

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Please Drink Responsibly

by Dawn Quirk
Did you know that more than 4 billion pounds of plastic bottles end up in landfills or as roadside litter annually? Or that producing bottles to meet Americans’ demand for bottled water required more than 17 million barrels of oil last year – enough fuel for more than 1 million U.S. more »

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