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Connecting the U.S. to Global Water Causes (E:Environmental Magazine)

Brita Belli, E: Environment Magazine:  Earth Day Network’s lesser-known side project is called the Global Water Network. Unlike the much more visible Earth Day—celebrating its April 22 40th anniversary this year with projects that include “A Billion Acts of Green,” 40 school green building upgrades and a documentary with PBS—the Global Water Network (GWN) is only in its second year.

Canada's First Bottled Water Free Day March 11, 2010

Canadians once again at the forefront of water issues:  Canada's first Bottled Water Free Day will occur on campuses and communities across Canada March 11, 2010. The Polaris Institute, Canadian Federation of Students and the Sierra Youth Coalition are spearheading the day, hoping it will encourage Canadians to ban plastic water bottles and use public water.

Small changes do add up. That's the concept this site was founded on.

What could be simpler than this?  Here is a message my google alert picked up:

The Facts About Bottled Water - a great infographic from Online Education

This image graphic is a great way to see and understand the impact of bottled water graphically created by a terrific website called Online Education.

 

 

Pacific Lutheran University featured as a case study by the National Wildlife Foundation

This is a great story.  Picked up from Sustainabilityplu's blog.  This is a project that any college or university could replicate very easily.  Nicely done! Congratulations Pacific Lutheran University.  (Note this story is a bit long, but it's worth reading the whole post).

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Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) is a private 4-year university with 3,650 students in Tacoma, Washington.


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