Latest Activism Articles

Reusable Water Bottles = Triple Bonus

From the Heal the Bay website:

Today’s guest blogger is Melissa Aguayo, Heal the Bay’s Speakers Bureau Manager

The New Year is just around the corner, and we all know what that means… New Year’s resolutions.

Just say no to bottled water, say Linfield College students

McMINNVILLE, Ore. — Two Linfield College students recently produced “Tap That,” a short documentary that warns of the dangers of bottled water. They have been sharing their views on campus and public radio, and would like to see the product banned from schools across the state.

Linfield College students Annika Yates, left, and Collin Morris are working to ban bottled water on campusLinfield College students Annika Yates, left, and Collin Morris are working to ban bottled water on campus
Linfield College students Annika Yates, left, and Collin Morris are working to ban bottled water on campus

Strengthen Your Water Activism

From the Jane Goodall Institute:  Want to get political on water issues? Check out these websites before getting started. They’re packed full of tools and resources that will help you understand the issues, provide opportunities for action, keep you up to date on the latest water news and events, support your activities, and connect you to activists around the globe.

NYC’s Water-on-the-Go Program Celebrates Summer With Independence from Bottled Water

The 10 portable water fountains are hooked up to and removed from fire hydrants. The fountains include faucets for drinking water or for filling water bottles, as well as for pets (do not worry germaphobes the pets faucets are in separate bowls). The fountains are being rotated around the city according to a summer schedule. Locations include: Brooklyn and Bronx Borough Halls, Times Square, Union Square Greenmarket, as well rotating weekend events such as concerts in Battery and Central Park and walks in Staten Island, Sunnyside, and the Bronx.