Resolution 84: Use of Bottled Water

Passed: March 9, 2011
Sponsor: Student Assembly
Senate Discussions:

The Resolution

WHEREAS the Student Assembly has passed Resolution 35, known as Take Back the Tap, which asks the university to take steps to mitigate the environmental impact of bottled water on campus; and

WHEREAS the president has signaled his intent to ask appropriate campus groups including the President’s Sustainable Campus Committee, the leadership in Cornell Dining, and the Dining and Environmental Committees of the Student Assembly to develop an action plan to address concerns raised by Resolution 35;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Faculty Senate commends the Student Assembly for drawing the administration’s attention to a significant environmental and health issue and requests that the president keep the faculty informed of progress toward development of an action plan.


Term 2010-11
Senate University Faculty Senate
Status Adopted 3/9/11
Abstract President Skorton Resonse to Use of Bottled Water Resolution
Resolution File view
Title Take back the Tap
Sponsors Student Assembly
Reviewing Committee University Faulty Committee

Resolution History

Date Action View Details
3/9/11 Adopted by University Faculty Senate
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