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Bluewater in the media

Bluewater partners with The Open to reduce single-use plastic

Golfdom | July 10, 2019

The R&A, organizers of The Open Championship, will leverage Bluewater‘s position as a global innovator in drinking water technologies and solutions to provide the 148th Open — being held at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland — with unique water stations and unique reusable stainless steel bottles to enable hundreds of visitors, players, staff and officials to enjoy on-demand fresh water without needing a plastic bottle.

The Open leads the way in removing single-use plastic water bottles

Causeway Coast Community News | June 17, 2019

The Open will become one of the first major global sporting events to remove single-use plastic water bottles in a move supported by the UN.

The Open Water initiative has been developed with Bluewater – the leading global innovator in drinking water solutions – to deliver a pioneering new approach to supplying drinking water at a major event by using water refilling stations and reusable stainless steel bottles to deliver pure fresh water directly to fans, players, staff and officials at The Open.

Open Announces Clean Water Initiative

Sport for Business | June 14, 2019

The Open will become one of the first major global sporting events to remove single-use plastic water bottles when it lands in Northern Ireland on the Causeway Coast in July.

The initiative is supported by the UN and will form one of the keynote presentations at the Sport for Business Sport for Social Good Conference taking place at Ulster University on the opening day of the Championship.

Study reveals ingestion of microplastics

Business Ghana | June 13, 2019

Bluewater, a global leader in water purification technology and solutions, today called on governments around the world to urgently tackle plastic pollution. The Bluewater call to action came in response to a new WWF study called ‘Assessing Plastic Ingestion from Nature to People’, which reports that humans are ingesting microplastics on massive level from the water they drink, the food they eat and the air they breathe, ingesting an average 5 grams of plastic per week, which is the equivalent of one credit card.

Study: Humans Ingest Massive Amounts Of Microplastics, Equivalent To Eating A Credit Card A Week

African Eye Report | June 13, 2019

Stockholm, Sweden, June 12, 2019 – Bluewater, a global leader in water purification technology and solutions, today called on governments around the world to urgently tackle plastic pollution.

The Bluewater call to action came in response to a new WWF study called ‘Assessing Plastic Ingestion from Nature to People’, which reports that humans are ingesting microplastics on massive level from the water they drink, the food they eat and the air they breathe, ingesting an average 5 grams of plastic per week, which is the equivalent of one credit card.

Global WWF Study Reveals Humans Ingest Massive Amounts Of Microplastics, Equivalent To Eating A Credit Card A Week, Prompting Call For Global Action From Bluewater

My Social Good News | June 12, 2019

Stockholm, Sweden, June 12, 2019 – Bluewater, a global leader in water purification technology and solutions, today called on governments around the world to urgently tackle plastic pollution. The Bluewater call to action came in response to a new WWF study called ‘Assessing Plastic Ingestion from Nature to People’, which reports that humans are ingesting microplastics on massive level from the water they drink, the food they eat and the air they breathe, ingesting an average 5 grams of plastic per week, which is the equivalent of one credit card.

The Open Leading the Way in Removing Single-Use Plastic Water Bottles

Golf Industry Central | June 7, 2019

The Open will become one of the first major global sporting events to remove single-use plastic water bottles in a move supported by the United Nations.

The Open Water initiative has been developed with Bluewater – the leading global innovator in drinking water solutions – to deliver a pioneering new approach to supplying drinking water at a major event by using water refilling stations and reusable stainless steel bottles to deliver pure fresh water directly to fans, players, staff and officials at The Open.

The Open takes another leadership step

GEO Foundation | June 7, 2019

Golf tournaments and events have an important opportunity to showcase sustainability in front of a large audience. This week, The Open takes another leadership step demonstrating its sustainability commitment, announcing that this summer’s Open Championship at Royal Portrush will mark a stand being taken against single-use plastics.

The Open Leading the Way in Removing Single-Use Plastic Water Bottles

Golf Industry Central | June 7, 2019

The Open will become one of the first major global sporting events to remove single-use plastic water bottles in a move supported by the United Nations.

The Open Water initiative has been developed with Bluewater – the leading global innovator in drinking water solutions – to deliver a pioneering new approach to supplying drinking water at a major event by using water refilling stations and reusable stainless steel bottles to deliver pure fresh water directly to fans, players, staff and officials at The Open.

The Open takes another leadership step

GEO Foundation | June 7, 2019

Golf tournaments and events have an important opportunity to showcase sustainability in front of a large audience. This week, The Open takes another leadership step demonstrating its sustainability commitment, announcing that this summer’s Open Championship at Royal Portrush will mark a stand being taken against single-use plastics.