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Glacier National Park promotes water bottle filling stations to reduce plastic waste

Posted at 9:57 AM, Jun 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-16 11:57:53-04

GLACIER NATIONAL PARK – The summer tourism season is just beginning and Glacier National Park officials are highlighting park amenities that help reduce waste.

In a Friday Facebook post, officials pinpointed the locations of water bottle filling stations in the park.

“Would you be more likely to use a reusable water bottle in Glacier if you knew exactly where you could fill it with clean water? The Refill Not Landfill project made a map of all the bottle filling stations in the Glacier area,” GNP said in its post.

Click here to view the locations of water bottle filling stations across Glacier National Park and the Flathead Valley.

Disposable plastic water bottles are no longer sold in the park. Recycling bins for aluminum and plastic are located at entrances to every campground and other high-use park facilities.

You can read more about Glacier National Park’s recycling opportunities here.

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