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Facilities Encourages You to Fill it Forward

Posted in: Facilities Updates, Sustainability

Graphic for the Fill it Forward program with the three steps - Fill it, Scan it, Give it.

Refill your water bottle, earn rewards, and donate to a good cause

University Facilities has partnered with Fill it Forward to encourage our students, faculty, and staff to choose reusable water bottles over single-use plastic bottles.

Fill it Forward works with charitable partners to make a difference around the world. Each time you refill your bottle and scan the QR code, you’ll unlock a “donation” that will be given to a charitable organization. It costs you nothing but makes a huge difference to those in need! Be a part of the Montclair Fill it Forward team!

How Does It All Work?

Soon you’ll see signs with a QR code at the bottle fillers on campus which you can scan to participate in this program.

By downloading the Fill it Forward app from the App Store or Google Play and signing up using your Montclair State University email address, you’ll be able to:

  • Join the Red Hawks Reuse group and track our collective environmental impact
  • Track your individual environmental impact
  • Contribute to meaningful charitable projects
  • Get automatic entry into our monthly prize draws each time you scan the QR code

If you don’t want to use the app, simply scan the QR code with your phone’s camera to activate the donation via an internet browser. You’ll be able to contribute to the charitable project, but you won’t get all of the benefits listed above.

Learn more about how it works.

Keep Contributing Off Campus

In addition to the posters at bottle fillers, you can have your own QR code sticker to put on your water bottle. Stickers are available for free at the Student Center Information Desk.

Find a Bottle Filler

Check our list to find one near you.

Send questions to sustainable-facilities@montclair.edu

This partnership relates directly to our Facilities Sustainability Plan, Goal 02-1: Reduce waste generation.

Learn more about water on campus.