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Executive Office of the President

Eliminate Individual Water Bottles

Distributing individual water bottles at

events like colloquia and all-hands meetings should be

discontinued. The bottles themselves are

resource-intensive materials, and the

transportation/delivery are cabon-intensive processes.

Many are not recycled and are simply thrown away. A

possible alternative is to use the large Igloo jugs of

water and cups.

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Executive Office of the President

Tap water is good enough for the President

The President can provide by example a push toward improving city water plumbing systems by eliminating serving size bottled water in the White House. 16 to 20 oz bottles cause add a significant amount of waste on our land fills. A lot of this water comes from overseas, according to the label, which implies American jobs were not needed to produce either extract the water, produce the bottle, or sell it to us. Americans... more »

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