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Europe calls time on single use plastic

Europe calls time on single use plastic

Press releases   •   Mar 29, 2019 06:34 EDT

It’s the final straw for single use plastic straws and plastic-cutlery, stirrers, plates and balloon sticks in European Union countries as the EU Parliament voted this week to ban them by 2021.

Innovative Waterpod launched as Africa’s first affordable drinking water refill station

Innovative Waterpod launched as Africa’s first affordable drinking water refill station

Press releases   •   Feb 28, 2019 08:09 EST

Out of the box Waterpod launched in South Africa by Bluewater partner I-Drop Water to bring access to affordable clean drinking water to everyone living in water-stressed countries

Plastics and human health: Hormone health risks under spotlight

Plastics and human health: Hormone health risks under spotlight

Press releases   •   Feb 19, 2019 09:39 EST

Escalating human health risks resulting from the impact of chemicals in plastics on human hormones spotlighted in new White Paper from global water tech leader Bluewater and Portugal’s non-profit, science led Mirpuri Foundation.

Global business community needs to step up efforts to halt climate change, says global water tech leader Bluewater

Global business community needs to step up efforts to halt climate change, says global water tech leader Bluewater

Press releases   •   Dec 04, 2018 10:20 EST

Global business community can do more to help drive climate change agenda by investing in human ingenuity, says global water tech leader Bluewater

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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

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

News   •   Jun 12, 2019 03:30 EDT

Bluewater describes new WWF microplastics study as deeply shocking, demands immediate global action by government’s everywhere and says the report confirms fears about the threat to human health expressed its own recent White Paper, ‘The Global Plastic Calamity’ .

Solutions for sustainable economies spotlighted at UN’s top environmental meeting in Nairobi

Solutions for sustainable economies spotlighted at UN’s top environmental meeting in Nairobi

News   •   Mar 14, 2019 13:17 EDT

Bluewater says US Nairobi session is vital to boost chances of success in the Paris agreement and spotlight new science on the state of the environment and solutions to challenges.

Katowice climate package an important step forward, says Bluewater

Katowice climate package an important step forward, says Bluewater

News   •   Dec 16, 2018 10:15 EST

Global water purification tech and solutions innovator Bluewater hails UN Climate Change Agreement in Katowice as a landmark step forward that will benefit the health of the planet and all life on it

European lawmakers slam micro-plastics, demand manufactures help cover waste management costs

European lawmakers slam micro-plastics, demand manufactures help cover waste management costs

News   •   Oct 25, 2018 07:43 EDT

Bluewater today applaud a decision by European lawmakers to ban widely-used, single-use plastics, says move is a victory for the world’s ocean, the health of the planet and future generations.

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Enough is Enough!

Enough is Enough!

Blog posts   •   Nov 04, 2017 04:07 EDT

The planetary boundaries have been reached. Around 580 billion plastic bottles are produced every year, many ending up in our oceans. It's predicted by 2050 there will be more plastic in our oceans than fish. It’s time to act, to use our human ingenuity to tackle the problems of plastic waste and access to clean water. And that's why Bluewater has started a drinking water movement.