Similar to the University of Iowa’s efforts, Drake University and Coe College are cutting down on bottled water use.
At Drake, a student initiative has led to a bottled water ban on campus starting next fall. All new Drake students will receive a reusable bottle at the start of the school year.
Coe College has been giving out reusable bottles to its students for the past five years. Both Coe and Drake have installed “hydration stations” on campus that make it easy to refill bottles.
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