Sustainability

How Your Business Can Support Plastic Free July

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Did you know that just 20 companies create over half the world’s plastic waste? There is hope for reducing plastic waste and saving our planet and oceans. Plastic Free July challenges individuals and businesses around the world to examine their plastic use and explore ways to reduce it. It has inspired more than 100 million […] Continue Reading

Ways Your Business Can Reduce Plastic Pollution in the Oceans

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June 8th is World Oceans Day, a day to celebrate the role our oceans play for our planet and in our everyday lives. While we as individuals can certainly do our part, businesses can make an even bigger impact on reducing plastic pollution in the ocean. (In 2019, research found that more than 90% of […] Continue Reading

Considering the Switch to Eco-Friendly Water Options in Your Workplace

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Providing clean drinking water at your business is likely a priority, but it’s easy to underestimate the environmental impact of the water options you choose to offer. With sustainability at the forefront of many companies’ initiatives, it might be a great time to consider the switch to a more eco-friendly option.  This corporate social responsibility […] Continue Reading

The True and Hidden Costs of Bottled Water Dispensers

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If you currently use a bottled water dispenser to provide your workplace with drinking water, you might be overlooking the true costs of this practice. Bottled water delivery has been a sufficient way to promote hydration over the years, but there’s more to this routine than meets the eye. This can be costly for multiple […] Continue Reading

Eco-Friendly Business Ideas for Earth Day 2022

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Every year on April 22, the world comes together to celebrate Earth Day, and each Earth Day has a specific theme. The 2022 Earth Day theme, “Invest in Our Planet”, focuses on eco-friendly business ideas for companies to do their part in protecting the planet. Working together, individuals, entrepreneurs, and businesses can make an impact […] Continue Reading

Comparison Calculator: The Price We Pay for Bottled Water

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When it comes to your workplace or warehouse water supplies, you don’t have to give up sustainability for economic growth. You can save money and the environment with one simple ergonomic machine: the bottleless water cooler (a.k.a. point-of-use water cooler). A bottleless water cooler can save your business thousands of dollars annually. Plus, businesses that […] Continue Reading

Why Your CSR Plan Should Include Bottleless Water Coolers

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Consumers hold brands they shop to high standards. It is no longer enough to have the best products and services in your industry. Now, to win over the hearts and minds of customers, it helps to show commitment to corporate social responsibility. But what is corporate social responsibility? Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a type […] Continue Reading

Algal Blooms and Their Impact on Local Water Quality

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Water, Water, Everywhere—But Not Always Ready to Drink Our planet is covered by 70% water, yet only 3% of that water is fresh.[1] Of that, about 1.2% of the world’s freshwater can be used as drinking water.[2] Climate change is limiting access to potable water even more, causing shortages, droughts, and floods. World Water Week […] Continue Reading

Celebrate World Oceans Day and Reduce Water Bottles

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Did you know there’s a giant island located between California and Hawaii? But it’s not the tropical paradise you might be envisioning. It’s a giant patch of garbage and it covers an estimated surface area of 1.6 million square kilometers. That’s twice the size of Texas! Every day, as humans consume more plastic, the patch […] Continue Reading