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Isolating alone is scary and lonely. Advice on coping from a solo yachtswoman

april 8, 2020 | Silver Magazine

Dee Caffari is first woman to sail single-handed around the world. If you’re self isolating alone and struggling, here’s her advice about coping with the fear and loneliness…

Dee Caffari, 47, has sailed around the world six times. She’s the first woman to have sailed single-handed and non-stop around the world in both directions. And is the only woman to have sailed non-stop around the world a total of three times.

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Self-isolating? World solo sailing yachtswoman shares tips for mental health

mars 24, 2020 | The Beacon

The ocean can be a big empty, lonely space when on a solo trip around the world…

I have self-isolated on two occasions, writes yachtswoman Dee Caffari in her regular blog for Sweden’s international water brand Bluewater. When I took part in the Vendee Globe, I spent three months at sea alone and on the Aviva Challenge I was alone at sea for six months.

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Single-use plastic bottles – ‘Ocean Enemy #1’

januari 26, 2020 | Cape Business News

Bluewater, a water purification technologies and solutions company, has slammed single-use plastic bottles as ‘ocean enemy #1’ at a major sustainability conference in Porto, Portugal.

Mr. Bengt Rittri, founder and CEO of Bluewater, told delegates to the Sustainable Brands 2019 Oceans Summit that production of throwaway plastic bottles continues to grow despite the evidence of the environmental pollution they cause.

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Thornton’s Budgens Plastic Free-Zone Supermarket

januari 17, 2020 | Deliciously Me

Thornton’s Budgens has been in Belsize Park since my childhood, and along the decades has made so many changes. In the last decade or more, Budgens became more environmentally conscious and very much about helping the community and now, well, actually, since 2018, this ideal expanded towards our entire planet and not just one local community.

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The World Is Getting Better, But There Isn’t Enough Clean Drinking Water

december 31, 2019 | Forbes

“We always think the world is getting worse,” says Bengt Rittri, CEO and founder of Bluewater, “yet it’s actually getting better. We have fewer diseases, more people get vaccinations, more people can read. It’s a better world. But there are side effects  – we have pollutants, plastics. People have food, cars and phones but much of the world still doesn’t have the most basic thing of all – water.”

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Water purifier company takes on plastic polluters at UN climate conference

december 3, 2019 | Green Prophet

Bluewater, a world leading water purification technology and solutions leader, today called on global energy, finance and environment ministers attending the UN’s Climate Conference in Madrid to take a powerful approach to tackling water quality issues that are spurring sales of polluting single-use plastic bottles of water.

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World Must Prioritize Clean Water for All, Says Bluewater As UN Kicks Off Madrid Climate Conference

december 2, 2019 | My Social GoodNews

Stockholm, Sweden, December 2, 2019– Bluewater, a world leading water purification technology and solutions leader, today called on global energy, finance and environment ministers attending the UN’s Climate Conference in Madrid to take a powerful approach to tackling water quality issues that are spurring sales of polluting single-use plastic bottles of water.

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Leading US Beverage Companies Unite for ‘Every Bottle Back’ Initiative

november 2, 2019 | Sustainable Brands

This week, the US’ leading beverage companies — The Coca-Cola Company, Keurig Dr Pepper and Pepsi Co— launched the Every Bottle Back initiative, a breakthrough effort to reduce the industry’s use of new plastic by making significant investments to improve the collection of the industry’s valuable plastic bottles so they can be made into new bottles.

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Some good news for the planet as vegans celebrate World Vegan Day, study says greener diet saves water resources

november 1, 2019 | Food Travel

Vegans and vegetarians are helping to conserve the planet’s valuable freshwater resources says a study by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre, reports Bluewater, a world leader in water purification technology and solutions.

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Bluewater leading charge against single-use plastic bottles

oktober 31, 2019 | The Ocean Race

In the time it takes you to read this sentence, experts estimate that we will have purchased over 150,000 single-use plastic bottles around the planet. With over 1 million single-use bottles changing hands globally every minute, much of the plastic degrades into microplastic and ends up in our oceans and food chain.

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