Plastic is one of the most hazardous substances on the planet, as it is a major cause of the pollution. Socially conscious companies are now coming in to try and minimize the damage that the earth is being exposed to, and Waiakea Hawaiian Bottled Water is one of them. Plastic bottles make up a large quantity of the plastic waste that goes into the oceans and water bodies. One of the best ways to mitigate this is to recycle the plastic to make bottles, which is exactly what this brand of packaged water does. With an aim to be more environmentally conscious, this brand gives back to nature in the best way, by helping it.
Waiakea Water has grown to be one of the largest producers of volcanic water. All the water that the brand uses is sourced from some of the purest springs in the volcanic regions of Hawaii. These volcanic beds provide a natural filtration system for the water, which is why it is so pure. All of the packaging that the brand uses is made from recycled plastic, and the same is done for the future bottles, making it a cycle of recycling, rather than the alternative, which is disposing of off the bottles thereby causing a lot more pollution. In just a few years since its inception, the brand has grown to be one of the biggest of its kind and is surely one of the biggest competitors in the volcanic water industry.
But it is not only the environment that the brand aims to help. Every year, thousands of children and adults die because they do not have access to clean drinking water. In developed countries, filtration systems come to our rescue, but in countries that do not have these facilities, the options are far less, with the diseases on a steady increase. For every bottle of water purchased, Waiakea Water donates a week’s worth of water to organizations and NGOs in Africa that it is paired up with so that they can provide them access to clean and safe drinking water.