What’s Wrong with the Tap? Examining Perceptions of Tap Water and Bottled Water at Purdue University

@article{Saylor2011WhatsWW,
  title={What’s Wrong with the Tap? Examining Perceptions of Tap Water and Bottled Water at Purdue University},
  author={Amber M. Saylor and Linda S. Prokopy and Shannon M. Amberg},
  journal={Environmental Management},
  year={2011},
  volume={48},
  pages={588-601}
}
The environmental impacts of bottled water prompted us to explore drinking water choices at Purdue University, located in West Lafayette, IN. A random sample of 2,045 Purdue University students, staff, and faculty was invited to participate in an online survey. The survey assessed current behaviors as well as perceived barriers and benefits to drinking tap water versus bottled water. 677 surveys were completed for a response rate of 33.1%. We then conducted qualitative interviews with a… Expand
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