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School district replaces plastic water bottles with aluminum cans to cut back on waste

Manhattan Beach Unified School District switched to aluminum canned water at some of its schools at the start of the school year.
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Manhattan Beach Unified School District in Manhattan Beach, Calif., has replaced plastic water bottles with aluminum-canned water at some of its schools to cut down on plastic wasteDaily Breeze reports

All the plastic bottles at the district’s five elementary schools were replaced with aluminum cans at the start of the school year. The district’s high school and middle school have the aluminum cans but also still offer traditional plastic bottles.

School officials hope to completely eliminate the plastic bottles in three to four years.

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