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BLUEWATER IN THE MEDIA

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

October 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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You could be eating a credit card a week!

October 25, 2019 | Smart Farmer Kenya

From the water we drink, the food we eat, and the air we breathe we could be ingesting massive microplastics, equivalent to 5gms or a credit card a week, according to a WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) study, ‘Assessing Plastic Ingestion from Nature to People’ Reacting to the findings, Bluewater, a global leader in water purification technology and solutions, called on countries, to urgently tackle the alarming rate of plastic pollution.

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SAVING THE WORLD FROM OCEAN PLASTICS POLLUTION HAS MUCH TO LEARN FROM THE SUCCESS IN HEALING THE OZONE LEVEL, SAYS BLUEWATER

September 17, 2019 | My Social Good News

Bluewater, a world leader in water purification technology and solutions, today said the successful global efforts to halt ozone layer depletion provide vital lessons about tackling ocean plastic pollution. As the planet marks World Ozone Day, Bluewater urged governments globally to urgently agree to a landmark accord on ocean-polluting plastics similar to the 1987 Montreal Protocol on Substances That Deplete the Ozone Layer.

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BAN URGED ON SINGLE-USE PLASTIC BOTTLES

September 5, 2019 | The Cordova Times

Concerns over increased environmental pollution have prompted a call from a Swedish environmental entrepreneur for a global crackdown on single-use plastic bottles.

“The world’s oceans have been used as a dumping ground for plastic waste for the past six decades,” said Bengt Rittri, the founder of Bluewater, a leading water purification firm with global headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. “The result is that microplastics are now found in the water we drink the food we eat and the air we breathe, which imperils the health of the planet and humanity.”

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START-UPS MEET THE URBAN WATER CHALLENGE

August 28, 2019 | Smart Cities World

Winners of the 2019 Imagine H20 challenge were announced at World Water Week in Stockholm and will deploy their solutions in cities in three continents.

Start-ups from Colombia, India and the US have been named the winners in the 2019 Imagine H2O Urban Water Challenge.The winning entries, WatchTower Robotics (USA), Indra Water (India) and Zilper Trenchless (Colombia), were announced at World Water Week in Stockholm, which runs until 30 August.

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