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Bluewater in the media

Entrepreneurs Tackling Climate Change: “Lawmakers around the world need to target single use plastics” With Bengt Rittri and Amine Rahal

Medium | December 13, 2018

Law makers around the world need to target single use plastic bottles in addition to other plastics such as plastic cups, drinking straws and the likes of cotton buds. Where alternatives are available and affordable, single-use plastic products should be banned immediately.

Business Must Scale Up Efforts To Avoid Environmental Calamity, Says Top Bluewater Executive At UN Climate Change Conference

My Social Good News | December 10, 2018

Anders Jacobson, President of Bluewater, a world leader in game-changing water technologies and solutions, today told over 600 environmental policy-makers and climate technology innovators that the business community must scale up and speed efforts to help find solutions to tackle a looming plastics calamity.

23 Simple Ways to Be More Eco-Friendly in the Kitchen

Best Company | November 26, 2018

Best Company, a top US online site that reviews products and companies along with health, wellness and lifestyle editorial content, has listed its 23 ideas for how to create a healthy home environment. Bluewater was spotlighted under idea #15 as top choice for a water purifier. The site sees more than 244K monthly visitors, has 36.9K Facebook followers and 2.4K Twitter followers.

Anders Jacobson, the man trying to rid sport of plastic bottles

Sport Sustainability Journal | November 20, 2018

The damage plastic is doing to the ocean has become a major talking point over the past 12 months, but Anders Jacobson, the president of water purity company Bluewater, thinks he has the solution. And he wants sport to help him demonstrate.

Miroplastics discovered in humans around the globe

infrastructurene.ws | October 29, 2018

A new global study providing the first real evidence that microplastics are now inside humans raises grave concerns about the health implications. This is according to Bluewater, a world leader in water purification technology and solutions.

Bluewater Africa, Consol to make a splash at KAMERS/Makers

Bizcommunity | October 29, 2018

Handcraft and design show KAMERS/Makers has partnered with Bluewater Africa and Consol Glass to provide glass bottles and purified drinking water to visitors at the six-day event, eliminating the need for single-use plastic water bottles.

Making A Splash At KAMERS/Makers Stellenbosch

iAfrica | October 29, 2018

KAMERS/Makers will not only be promoting local creativity and entrepreneurship but has partnered with Bluewater Africa and Consol Glass to provide glass bottles and pure drinking water to keep visitors hydrated, without the need for single-use plastic water bottles, leading the way in sustainable event management and ensuring our environment is placed first.

Microplastics inside humans found by researchers – posing health risks

Compelo | October 24, 2018

Researchers from the Medical University of Vienna and Environment Agency Austria found nine types of microplastics inside humans from around the world. Anders Jacobson, president of Swedish water purification technology firm Bluewater, said he had “grave concerns” about the impact on human health following the study.

Anders Jacobson, water harvester

Norwegian Magazine | October 15, 2018

According to Anders Jacobson, co-founder of Bluewater, “By 2050, world demand for drinking water will have increased by 50% and aquifers will have decreased by 40%.” That’s why he left a career in investment banking to work with “water-stressed” communities from Cape Town to Shanghai last year.

Cape Town marathon clean-up a winner

IOL | September 25, 2018

Cape Town’s environment proved one of the biggest winners at the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon at the weekend, with the use of single-use plastics significantly reduced and no municipal water used. Water dispensed from Bluewater Africa’s mobile water stations saved the use of plastics equivalent to that of 13 000 water sachets or 2600 standard water bottles.