LAX Single-Use Water Bottle Ban Takes Flight, Plus 8 Collapsible Alternatives

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Travel Light, Travel Green

By Christy Evers

Hey there, fellow travelers! As of Yesterday, June, 30, 2023 the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has placed a ban on single-use water bottles. So, today, we’re raising our reusable cups to a momentous occasion. It’s time to bid farewell to single-use water bottles and welcome a more sustainable way of quenching our thirst while jetting off to our destinations. Buckle up, an place your tray tables in their upright position, because we’re about to take flight into the fantastic world of LAX’s ban on single-use water bottles and explore 8 compact and collapsible alternatives!

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Picture this: you’re at the airport, your excitement levels soaring higher than the next takeoff, and suddenly you realize you’re parched. But what to do since LAX placed a ban on single-use water bottles? Fear not, dear travelers, for LAX has a new plan in place to keep you hydrated without sacrificing our beautiful planet’s well-being. Single-use water bottles have been given the boot in an effort to reduce waste and embrace a greener future. Bravo, LAX!

Now, I know what you’re thinking. How on earth will we survive without our trusty disposable water bottles? Fear not, my fellow adventurers, for LAX has got our backs! The L.A. Department of Water and Power partnered with LAWA to install 60 new hydration stations throughout LAX’s terminals to provide passengers with conveniently placed locations to ensure your water bottle stays topped up during your journey. It’s a win-win situation for everyone involved, and Mother Nature is cheering from the sidelines.

Not only will this new initiative help protect the environment, but it’ll also save you a few bucks. Think about it: no more taking out a loan or selling your first born for the over-priced bottled water that you’ll gulp down faster than the time it takes to board a plane. Instead, grab that reusable water bottle of yours, fill it up to the brim, and bask in the glory of both hydration and budget-savviness. It’s like having your cake and drinking water too!

And let’s not forget the positive ripple effect this ban will have on the environment. By eliminating single-use water bottles, LAX is taking a giant step toward reducing plastic waste and conserving resources. It’s a beacon of hope, inspiring other airports and organizations worldwide to follow suit and create a better, greener future for us all.

So, next time you find yourself wandering the vast halls of LAX, remember to bring your trusty reusable water bottle. With water refill stations at every turn and a commitment to sustainability, the airport has transformed itself into an eco-oasis. And who knows, while you’re quenching your thirst and saving the planet, you might just make a new friend or two at the refill station. Water bottle buddies, anyone?

Cheers to LAX for embracing change, challenging the status quo, and taking a stand for the environment. Together, we can turn every sip into a sustainable step forward and make this world a better place, one airport at a time. So, pack your bags, grab your reusable bottle, and get ready to soar through the friendly skies, all while sipping on a brighter, greener future. Bon voyage, fellow adventurers!

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Christy Evers

Travel is not an escape from life. It is rather a way to more fully integrate with it. It’s a short ride, be kind to yourself and others and enjoy!

Published by Christy Evers

I am a mom of three, a Travel Professional and certified meditation teacher. I have a passion for travel and want to help others see the world and enjoy their lives to the fullest while I do the same.

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