PSU Installs Water Refilling Stations to Reduce Use of Plastic Bottled Water

Published: 12 April 2010
Category: PET (polyethylene terephthalate), Packaging CONCERNS, Sustainability

According to the “Centre Daily Times” (State College, PA), Penn State University has installed four water-refilling stations for students and employees in order to research the stations’ practicality and whether they reduce the use of bottled water. A club called 3e-coe, composed of education majors and self-proclaimed Earth lovers, had urged the Office of Sustainability to stop purchasing bottled water to sell on campus. Although many see bottled water as a convenience, some students are beginning to see the water refilling stations as better.

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