EDITORIAL: University won’t stop selling single-use plastic bottles until we stop buying them
EDITORIAL: University won’t stop selling single-use plastic bottles until we stop buying them.
Take Back the Tap has also worked with campus-dining supplier Aramark to temporarily stop the sale of single-use bottled water in The Market on south campus.
So join us in supporting Take Back the Tap — stop buying bottled water on campus.
Take Back the Tap President Allison LaPlatt said the university is looking to see a unified student voice offering its opinion on ending water bottle sales.
Sales of Aquafina, the brand of bottled water available on campus, account for 10 percent of CMU’s campus stores’ total sales.
This small change is practical for college students and may save you a little change in the process.
Buying a refillable water bottle saves money.
Refilling a reusable container with one of Moore Hall’s refill stations costs you nothing and helps reduce plastic waste.
We can stand idle or join together to help make a change in our community that will benefit everyone.
We can continue to purchase single-use water bottles from Pepsi, or we can each make the small change to use refillable bottles.