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Europe’s parliament backs microplastics ban

september, 2018 - Market News

The European Parliament has overwhelmingly backed calls to adopt a ban by 2020 on microplastics that are added to cosmetics, personal care products, detergents and cleaning products. MEPs voted in mid-September by 597 votes to 15 in favour of the Par ...

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Turning anti-single-use-plastic words into action pays off

september, 2018 - Market News

London’s Harrow Half Marathon became the British capital’s first to offer no single-use plastic bottles to runners. Instead, runners were able to rehydrate themselves with Ooho – water in a biodegradable sachet made from 100% seaweed-based membrane. ...

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Pure water as a fashion statement

september, 2018 - Bluewater updates

Helsinki Fashion Week and Sweden’s world-leading drinking water tech and solutions company Bluewater partnered in July to put an off-catwalk spotlight on the global circular economy, sustainability values and drinking water pollution in an age of gro ...

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Bluewater announces strategic investment in TAPP

september, 2018 - Investments

Bluewater has announced a strategic investment for a minority stake in TAPP, a European tap water filtration company. Bluewater said the investment is designed to help TAPP accelerate its vision to provide sustainable faucet-based filtration solution ...

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Bluewater jointly honoured at the prestigious international ‘Beyond Sport Awards’, in New York

september, 2018 - Bluewater updates

Volvo Ocean Race sustainability programme received award honours at the prestigious international 'Beyond Sport Awards', in New York in mid-September. Bluewater was hugely proud to have been a main partner for the programme, which won in ‘The Best Co ...

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Bluewater signs a unique partnership with world-leading yachtswoman Dee Caffari as global brand ambassador

september, 2018 - Initiatives

Yachting hero Dee Caffari has signed a sporting partnership with Bluewater, a water purifying company that sees itself as a life company focused on harnessing human ingenuity to make good things happen as the leading innovator for drinking water solu ...

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Bluewater officially opens office in Cape Town to spearhead drive into Africa

september, 2018 - Bluewater updates

Bluewater has landed in South Africa. In early September, the company used the official opening of its African head office in Cape Town to unveil a world-first in water purification technologies in partnership with local social enterprise I-Drop Wate ...

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Three firms from India, Bagladesh and USA win Bluewater Imagine H2O Urban Drinking Water Challenge

september, 2018 - Bluewater updates

Three winning companies, Drinkwell (Dhaka, Bangladesh), Microlyze (Denver, CO) and SmartTerra (Bengaluru, India) were winners of the Urban Drinking Water Challenge, a global innovation competition to deploy and scale decentralized drinking water solu ...

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Bluewater invests in Denver-based Microlyze to support product development and commercial rollout

september, 2018 - Investments

Bluewater has invested $500,000 in Microlyze, a US company that has developed a real-time water testing device to empower American utilities with accurate, reliable and cost-effective measurement of water quality collected directly from households. T ...

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