The Daily Northwestern

Students make progress on eliminating bottled water

Olivia Exstrum, Reporter

May 14, 2014

A team of Northwestern students are in the process of  speaking with administrators to outline future steps to take in an effort to eliminate bottled water in all on-campus locations by April 2015. The initiative, called NU...

Northwestern takes steps to decrease plastic bottle usage

Jeanne Kuang, Assistant Campus Editor

May 6, 2013

Recent water fountain renovations inside residential buildings have coincided with student efforts to reduce the use of disposable plastic bottles on campus. Residential Services took the latest step in campus sustainability...

Northwestern students push plastic water bottle ban

Lauren Caruba, Assistant Campus Editor

November 18, 2012

Students covered The Rock in plastic water bottles Friday to launch a campaign to ban their sale on Northwestern’s campus. Headed by Pura Playa, a plastic reduction team within Engineers for a Sustainable World, the initiative...