Univ. of Portland Eliminates Water Bottles

The University of Portland will no longer sell or use disposable plastic water bottles, effective February 1. The school joins some 20 other colleges and universities nationwide in implementing such a ban, and is the first on the West Coast to do so, it says. Instead of buying water bottles, students, staff and faculty will be encouraged to drink tap water and use reusable water containers.

“The University of Portland takes seriously its commitment to being a good steward of the plane

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