The Environment Committee reported that the ban on single-serve plastic water bottles will go into effect May 1, 2019. Fundraising for three water-refill stations in GB has begun. BWAG members who can contribute should write a check to Town of Great Barrington, and in the memo line write Water Station Fund. Then mail to
Town of Great Barrington
334 Main Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230
As with any donation, consult with your own tax professional about your tax situation, or contact the IRS for further information. The IRS tax code can also be found online.
Each water station costs about $10,000, installed. A generous local resident has offered to pay for one, and we have raised $5000 toward a second. Your contribution will be greatly appreciated.