Read as much as you want on, anywhere and anytime, for just 99¢.


Campus celebrates bottled water ban

Continue reading below

The University of Vermont is celebrating the end of bottled water sales on its Burlington campus. The school held a ‘‘bottled water retirement party’’ Wednesday that was highlighted by people walking through an arch made from 3,000 empty water bottles. The sculpture, which took three months to construct, is dubbed a ‘‘monument to waste.’’ The ban takes effect Jan. 1. UVM said about 50 schools have imposed full or partial bottled water bans, but it is the first public university in the country to end the sale of bottled water.

Loading comments...
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of
Marketing image of