Greenlove Water Bottle Filling Station Recipients
Greenlove is so proud to partner with our communities to prevent plastic waste from entering the environment. Read here about our installations and the fabulous work our partners have done to protect our Earth.
Past Water Bottle Filling Station Installations
#31 - Forest Avenue School, Middletown, RI - Installation Coming Soon
Greenlove Foundation donated its thirty-first water bottle filling station to Forest Avenue School in Middletown. Details to come soon!
#30 - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center, Newport, RI - Installed May 2023
Greenlove Foundation partnered with Channing Memorial Church to donate its thirtieth water bottle filling station to the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center in Newport, RI. For over 100 years, the MLK Center has been a gathering place for people of all cultures and communities. We hope that this bottle filling station will contribute to the positive community impact the center makes every day.
#29 - Save The Bay Exploration Center & Aquarium, Newport, RI - Installed September 2023
When the new location is complete in downtown Newport, RI, visitors will be able to easily fill their water bottles and prevent plastic waste from ending up in our landfills. The water bottle filling station donated by Greenlove Foundation will hydrate visitors and reduce water bottle waste. (Donors' plaques will be installed before the official opening.) We are so grateful to be a part of the Aquarium and to support Save the Bay's incredible efforts to protect our precious Bay.
#28 - Children’s Museum of New Hampshire, Dover, NH - Installed September 2023
It was a tremendous joy to visit the Children's Museum of New Hampshire for the installation of our 28th water bottle filling station! It's easy to see why this incredible museum has captured the hearts of children and families alike. We're delighted that our filling station will help educate young visitors on the importance of being good environmental stewards. 2023 marks the museum's 40th anniversary. What better way to honor its past than by helping to build a more positive future?
#27 - Father John V. Doyle School, Coventry, RI - Installed May 2023
On Friday, May 5th the students at Father John V. Doyle School in Coventry, RI participated in a school-wide reveal of their new water bottle filling station! The touching ceremony included a student presentation about Kendra, her legacy, her work, and how she inspired students. It was followed by a prayer for Kendra led by the school principal. The water bottle filling station will help reduce the use of disposable water bottles and ties in with the efforts of the school's Science Club to address water conservation, single-use plastics, and other environmental issues. Each student received a high-quality water bottle gifted by the school. Congrats to the students and faculty of the Father John V. Doyle School!
#26 - The Compass School, Kingston, RI - Installed November 2022
The Compass School was the 26th recipient of a water bottling filling station donated by Greenlove. Founded on environmental sustainability and social responsibility principles, The Compass School curriculum has earned recognition by the U.S. Department of Education as a Green Ribbon School. Under sunny blue autumn skies, their students took this inspiring anti-plastics pledge during the outdoor ceremony: "I will REFUSE single-use plastic whenever and wherever possible. I will REUSE durable, non-toxic straws, utensils, to-go containers, bottles, bags, and more. I will REDUCE my plastic footprint. I will RECYCLE what I can’t refuse, reduce, or reuse. Hooray!"
#25 - Blithewold Mansion & Gardens, Bristol, RI - Installed July 2022
Greenlove announced its 25th water bottle filling station (“WBFS”) donation to the magnificent Blithewold Mansion and Gardens in Bristol, RI, to reduce the negative impact of single-use plastic on the environment. Blithewold, known nationally for its well-preserved historic mansion, and lovely unique gardens, also has a history of being a steward of our environment and continues to be. One of Blithewold’s new green initiatives is to reduce plastic and waste. As a result of Greenlove’s donation, Blithewold has ceased selling single-use plastic water bottles in the Visitor’s Center, eliminating cups and single-use water bottles and reducing waste. In addition, reusable water bottles with Greenlove’s logo will be available next year.
#24 - Gaudet Middle School, Middletown, RI - Installed 2020
As a participant in Earth Week #50, a celebration of Earth Day's 50th Anniversary, in the middle of COVID-19, Greenlove donated a water bottle filling station to Middletown's Gaudet Middle School. The "WBFS" installed in the gym, was2nd hydration station from Greenlove. The "WBFS" was installed in the gym.
#23 - Pell Elementary School, Newport, RI - Installed 2020
As a participant in Earth Week #50, a celebration of Earth Day's 50th Anniversary, in the middle of COVID-19, Greenlove donated two water bottle filling stations to Newport's Pell Elementary School.
#22 - Dunn Elementary, Westerly, RI - InstalledMay 2020
In May of 2020, Dunn Elementary school received Greenlove's 24th hydration station donation. The fourth graders researched the environmental benefit of reducing the use of plastic water bottles. They kicked off their research by creating an awareness Wevideo. Additionally, the music teacher wrote a song about the importance of recycling. Art projects reusing plastic bottles were examples of how the school raised environmental awareness. Greenlove was thrilled to hear about Dunn Elementary's ongoing research and plan to create a school-wide project presented when it's safe to do so.
#21 - Florence Gray Center, Newport, RI- Installed September 2020
On September 11, 2020, in the middle of COVID challenges, Greenlove announced their donation of a hydration station to the Florence Gray Center. The Florence Gray Center, the heart of the Boys and Club in the North End, provides critical support to many youths in sports, recreation, health and wellness awareness, job training, arts, etc. The Greenlove hydration station replaced a broken water fountain in disrepair and provided greater access to healthy lifestyle opportunities for the youth while protecting the environment.
#20 - Providence Children's Museum, Providence, RI - Installed April 2020
Providence Children Museum is the 20th organization to receive a water bottle filling station donation from Greenlove. With an annual attendance of approximately 180,000 visitors this installation will no doubt be very impactful on our environment. A special educational program with a focus on reducing single-use plastic was developed by PCM’s Education Dept.; the program adds to PCM’s past and present educational environmental programs and exhibits. The museum is currently open and the WBFS is available for usage as the museum feels safe to do so.
#19 - St. Philomena School, Portsmouth, RI - Installed September 2019
Under bright September skies on the school’s picturesque campus lawn, a dedication ceremony celebrating the donation of a water bottle filling station to Portsmouth’s St. Philomena School was attended by the Greenlove Foundation board members, students and faculty.
#18 - Thompson Middle School, Newport, RI - Installed June 2019
Thompson Middle School students presented their research and work in a gallery walk format at the school. The gallery walk allowed the students to show their research work on the issue of single use plastic, litter and composting. The collaborative program surrounding the water station rollout was the first community based call to action project at Thompson involving Greenlove and Clean Ocean Access.