How much plastic waste is too much? Hint, it’s even in the food we eat. By 2050 there will be more plastic, by weight, in the oceans than fish. Since we produce 20,000 bottles every second - well, do the math.
Then there’s the seemingly mandatory and ubiquitous use of plastic bottles for portable and convenient water. On the road, at airports, schools, hotels, sports and entertainment venues, just think about the pollution problems of those little six ounce bottles that fly off the shelf at places like Costco. We are such creatures of convenience that we apparently are willing to excuse the well-published dangers of plastic bottles because they’re easy and disposable.
If that’s not enough, there’s the plastic bottle-polluted water inside those ubiquitous bottles; up to 24,000 potentially harmful chemicals in every bottle. And new studies show that there's even plastic particles in water packaged in plastic bottles. How’s that convenience looking now?
Public awareness is growing rapidly, your clientele are generally well informed and concerned about their health and the environment.
But overall awareness is not growing rapidly enough, agreed, so we’re going to help speed it up.
Our solution: Beautiful, durable, reusable, refillable glass bottles. This is how we lived, before plastic. It used to be that Coke came in reusable glass bottles that gracefully aged through reuse after reuse. Milk used to come in reusable glass bottles. This was an acceptable part of life. Then 60 years ago we invented plastic, and have produced 8.3 billion metric tons of it to date. That's a rate of a million plastic bottles every second. 91% ends up in landfills. And cities, like San Francisco, are banning all single-use plastic bottles.
What will you be serving your guests when your city bans plastic bottles?
We are here to change all that with our return to glass, the Bluu Solution. Our first market is hotels and resorts, who currently provide and sell bottled water (plastic, of course) to their guests.
For years now, hotels have marketed water-use reduction programs to their guests to show that they were concerned about the environment and doing something concrete about it. You know, to conserve water please reuse your towels. For the most part, this has been successful. Successful, at least in positioning the hotel as sustainable.
Bluu Solutions makes hotels and resorts environmental champions to their growingly concerned clientele. Bluu provides hotel guests reusable glass bottles of the purest mountain spring water available. Bluu also provides the establishment with the marketing programs to inform, educate and reassure your guests that your hotel is leading that charge against plastic pollution and water quality. Bluu shows every guest that this hotel cares about them, their health and the environment. And that, during their stay, they will be part of the solution, not the problem.
Life is Bluu
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