Mercy to Eliminate Bottled Water Systemwide
'During her service in the Dominican Republic, Sr. Claudia Ward, rsm, carried water from the river for daily use. She got used to bathing in the river and prayed in thanksgiving after an occasional cold shower.
But the time is now, she says, "to walk the talk right here" in the U.S.
As of October 1, Mercy will eliminate bottled water at all facilities that it owns in Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Kansas. This includes cafeterias, vending areas and gift shops. The system also will replace foam cups with paper cups and replace its supply of emergency water in plastic bottles with foil pack water...'
Source: Catholic Health Association of the United States
Messages to: Claudia Ward rsm