Toro WaterSmart Partner Award

BGSU was recognized in Spring, 2010 as a Toro WaterSmart Partner.  This award recognizes those institutions that have incorporate sound and sustainable water conservation principles into their campus operations landscape irrigation systems.

Water Bottle Filling Stations

Bottling and shipping water is the least energy efficient method ever used to supply water and only 30% of plastic bottles are recycled. BGSU recognizes the importance of finding a way to reduce the enormous carbon footprint that comes from drinking bottled water.

Water bottle filling stations provide ideal locations to fill up re-usable water bottles, decreasing the amount of bottled water purchased on campus.

Current locations of filling stations include:

  • Every Residence Hall on Campus
  • Bowen-Thompson Student Union 
    • First Floor - Across from the help desk - Next to main stairwell
    • Second Floor - Outside Ballroom - Next to restrooms
  • Olscamp
    • First Floor - Next to restrooms
    • Second Floor - Opposite the main stairwell
  • Business Administration Building
    • First Floor - Across from room 1007
  • Perry Field House 
    • First Floor - In the lobby next to the turf room

Water Bottle Filling Station at the Student Union