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  • plastic
  • A water bottle is usually made of plastic, glass, or metal. (wikipedia.org)
  • Metal water bottles can be heavier than their plastic counterparts and readily transfer temperature of contents to external surfaces, which makes them unsuitable for use with unusually hot or cold liquids. (wikipedia.org)
  • On Sunday September 19th at a meeting of the Student Representative Assembly an exciting milestone in sustainability efforts was achieved when the proposed Plastic Bottle Free Policy was adopted with unanimous consensus from the assembly's voting members. (mcmaster.ca)
  • This policy officially commits that no MSU money will go towards the purchasing of beverages in single-use plastic bottles. (mcmaster.ca)
  • This impressive commitment results from an initiative started last February when full-time staff of the MSU signed a pledge to designate the MSU Main Office a Plastic Bottle Free Zone. (mcmaster.ca)
  • A Plastic Bottle Free Zone is a physical office location or area that prohibits the use of single-use plastic bottles by individuals when they are within that zone. (mcmaster.ca)
  • Other Services of the MSU, specifically MacGreen, the Student Health Education Centre (SHEC) and COMPASS, followed suit soon after and also adopted their spaces as Plastic Bottle Free Zones. (mcmaster.ca)
  • At this time MSU affiliated individuals as well as McMaster University staff, faculty and students were encouraged to take an individual Plastic Bottle Free Pledge. (mcmaster.ca)
  • Also included is information about the health, economic and environmental benefits of going Plastic Bottle Free. (mcmaster.ca)
  • Starting in 2010, all retrofitted fountains also include a filter as well as an electronic counter which tracks the number of single-use plastic bottles saved as a result of refilling. (mcmaster.ca)
  • If you would like to find out how to make your space a Plastic Bottle Free Zone or have any questions or comments regarding the Plastic Bottle Free Policy and initiative please feel free to contact Katie Ferguson, Vice President (Administration). (mcmaster.ca)
  • The Office of Sustainability aims to decrease the number of single use plastic bottles destined for landfill each year by promoting the use of refillable bottles. (mcmaster.ca)
  • Expansion of this program further supports the use of refi lling containers rather than purchasing single-use plastic bottles. (mcmaster.ca)
  • Sigg, maker of re-usable metal canteens, has been using a liner that contains bisephenol A. Bisephenol A, or BPA, is one of the key reasons I switched from drinking water out of plastic bottles. (motherjones.com)
  • liner
  • Stainless steel bottles do not contain a liner but have been known to transfer a metallic taste and odor to contents. (wikipedia.org)
  • The January 2009 press release from SIGG indicated they were creating a new line of bottles with what they called an EcoCare liner. (motherjones.com)
  • Filter
  • McMaster's Facility Services conducted retrofits of the initial ten defined locations as well as three retrofitted fountains that, in addition to the gooseneck, bubbler and chiller, also contain a filter and sensor to track the number of bottles saved by refilling. (mcmaster.ca)
  • accept
  • Fortunately, according to GreenerDesign's reporter, Whole Foods and some other retailers will accept your pre-2008 Sigg bottles for exchange. (motherjones.com)
  • keep
  • Aside from infusing lemon , I've realized that the best way to keep myself hydrated is to buy cute water bottles. (popsugar.com)
  • Double-walled stainless steel bottles are insulated to keep cold liquids cold and hot liquids hot, without the external surface being too hot or too cold. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thermal bottles are highly recommended for keeping fluids warm or cold, ideal for climates with extreme temperatures to keep you hydrated. (wiggle.co.uk)
  • Make
  • Make sure there are no air bubbles trapped in the bottles or teats when putting them in the sterilising solution. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Make sure the openings of the bottles and teats are facing downwards in the steriliser. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Easily portable, water bottles make for convenient use, while typically containing nutrition facts . (wikipedia.org)
  • food
  • Bottles made with food grade stainless steel ( Grade 304 , also known as 18/8) do not transfer taste or odor. (wikipedia.org)
  • design
  • GRABCAD and international NGO Heroes Too launched the Cause Bottle Challenge, a design competition that seeks an eco-friendly stainless-steel. (inhabitat.com)
  • blue
  • A " sports cap ", which appears on many water bottles, seen in the closed configuration to left and in open configuration at right, allowing the water to pass around the central blue piece. (wikipedia.org)
  • check
  • Whether you have the same problem or you're just in need of a new bottle, check out 16 options ahead that are both cool and functional. (popsugar.com)
  • cold
  • Beginning in 2009, the University began a Water Fountain Retrofit Program to ensure that campus fountains included a bubbler for drinking, a gooseneck spout for bottle refilling and a chillier to provide cold water. (mcmaster.ca)
  • waste
  • McMaster has supported the use of refillable bottles as a campus sustainability initiative aimed at decreasing waste on campus by encouraging reuse. (mcmaster.ca)