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Filtered water bottle refill stations installed at ARC

An American River College student refills a water jug with at a new refill station in Davis Hall. Five refill stations across campus during spring break and ARC will install more around campus in the coming weeks. (Photo by Itzin Alpizar).

Itzin Alpizar

April 15, 2016

Five filtered water bottle refill stations were installed around the American River College campus that will save a minimum of 16,000 plastic bottles and $28,000 from the students’ budgets per term, according to the website of the company who makes the stations, ELKAY. Two stations each were installed in both t...

Sustainability at ARC receives $50,000 for recycle bin installations.

Two new Big Belly units sit on the American River College campus. The 14 Max-R recycle stations  and two Big Belly stations were installed around campus between February and March 2016. (Photo by Itzin Alpizar).

Itzin Alpizar

April 1, 2016

A previous version of this story incorrectly identified Sustainability at ARC as a committee and project in the headline and incorrectly identified Don Reid as Ron Reid and Jake Parker as Jake Potter. $50,000 was awarded to American River College sustainability representative Don Reid of the Buildings...

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