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Tag: Grand Canyon National Park

Feb.
8th

Grand Canyon moves forward with ban on plastic bottles

Within the next month Grand Canyon National Park will eliminate the in-park sale of water packaged in individual disposable containers under a plan approved earlier this week. Free water stations are available throughout the park to allow visitors to fill reusable water bottles.

The park’s plan calls for the elimination of the sale of water packaged in individual disposable containers of less than one gallon, including plastic bottles and various types of boxes, said a park news release. The waste associated with disposable bottles comprises an estimated 20 percent of the park’s overall waste stream and 30 percent of

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