Contact Us

University Of Michigan May Ban The Sale Of Bottled Water On Campus

Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

It wasn’t too long ago that bottled water was a bit of a luxury.  Today, bottled water is so common that the waste from the bottles has become controversial.

The Student Assembly at the University of Michigan has passed a resolution asking the university to stop selling bottled water on campus.

Annarbor.com reports:

The resolution calls bottled water wasteful and environmentally damaging and demands that the university stop selling it completely. It states that just 20 percent of plastic water bottles are recycled.

During the 2010 fiscal year, the university sold about 600,000 bottles of water, according to an assessment conducted by the Graham Environmental Sustainability Institute.

Nobody wants to see bottles that should be recycled end up in a landfill.  But should water bottles be banned because some people are not handling their empties responsibly?

Do you support banning bottled water?

Best of My Channel 95.7

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://mychannel957.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Sign up for Friends With Benefits quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Friends With Benefits contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.