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Protesters rally against 'H2Orange'

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On Monday, The University of Texas unveiled its very own bottled water, called H2Orange. The branded water in the shape of the UT tower has some concerned about pollution.

Environmental activists joined students and alumni on campus Friday to voice their opposition to the packaging. They are suggesting the plastic containers be replaced with refillable aluminum bottles.

"This is one thing where we have a true alternative, and we feel that they should be promoting that alternative so that our landfills are not full of tiny little towers," Stacy Guidry with the Texas Campaign for the Environment said.

H2Orange promoters said the bottle is made of 100 percent recyclable material, and they have plans underway for a refillable stainless steel bottle.

UT hopes sales of the water will generate about $1 million a year. Forty percent of the revenue will go towards student programs and scholarships.

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