San Francisco International Airport, one of the largest airports in the country, announced that it would ban the sale of disposable plastic water bottles later this month.
Tenants, Sellers, and Authorities Approved From August 20 It is prohibited to "provide or sell bottled water in containers containing plastic or aseptic paper packaging, including vending machines."
"Instead, reusable water bottles, recyclable aluminum, glass, and certified compostable water bottles can be provided or sold," he added.
The airport added that the ban would apply to purified water, mineral water, carbonated water and electrolyte-fortified water, but to aromatized water.
In an interview with The San Francisco Chronicle, released on Friday Doug Yakel, a spokesman for the airport, said the facility was "the first airport we know to implement this change."
We want to expand the boundaries of sustainability initiatives. "
" We hope this migration will continue and touch on sodas, teas, juices and other flavored beverages. In the future, it is realistic for us to expand this ban on plastic bottles, "added Yakel. "Will this be the last change? Hopefully not. "