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Bottled water costs anywhere from 240 to 10,000 times as much as tap water.

 

Source:

"The Rise and Fall of Consumer Cultures" by Erik Assadourian


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2010 GCI News Archive

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Past Events

February 23, 2010:  The Middle Eel River Watershed Initiative will hold a public meeting on the Manchester University Campus in the Science Center's Flory Auditorium from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM.  For more information, please view the flyer by clicking here.

 

October 2010: The University participated in the eighth Campus Sustainability Day along with hundreds of other college and university campuses. The day featured a number of displays and demonstrations.

 

September 2010: The University participated in the Eel River Clean-up Day on Saturday, September 18th.  The team started at the North Manchester dam and worked downstream. To learn more please click here.

 

May 2010: AASHE Membership

Manchester University, via the Green Campus Initiative Task Force, has become a member of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). The University joins over a thousand other schools pooling resources and ideas to promote conservation and sustainability. Membership affords all faculty, staff and students access to the myriad member-only resources of the AASHE website at http://www.aashe.org.

 

To view the Manchester University press release regarding this new membership, please visit this link.

 

May 19, 2010: The staff held a "Lunch and Learn" where organic gardening was discussed. To view a PDF of the PowerPoint, please click here.

 

April 2010: Career Services held a Green Jobs panel to introduce students to career opportunities in the green industry. To download the flyer, please click here.