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Waiakea Water Announces Its New Fully Degradable Plastic Water Bottles

Waiakea water Hawaiian Volcanic Water company recently announced that it will be the first company in the world to bottle their water in completely degradable and 100% recyclable plastic bottles. As a founding partner of TimePlast, they have discovered a way to make a bottle that degrades much faster than all other plastic bottles. The bottles will function and look similar to any other plastic bottle, but they will contribute to reducing the carbon footprint of plastic by as much as 65%.

After experimenting for 5 years the secret to making this kind of plastic was discovered by TimePlast. The company is excited to release their product through the Waiakea brand and the president of TimePlast, Manuel Rendon, has talked about how it has been a pleasure to work with Waiakea water company. The hope is that many other companies will begin to adopt the same kind of plastic technology so the world will be a cleaner and better place.

Waiakea water was created in 2012 and is a Hawaiian water company that offers up water that comes from a pristine and sustainable source. The founder of Waiakea, Ryan Emmons, realized after spending summers and winters in Hawaii as a youngster that the water there was a unique and healthy gift that he could provide to the rest of the world. The source of the water that Waiakea bottles up comes from the Mauna Loa volcano, which filters the water and adds important minerals to it.

Waiakea water company also donates to a spread of different charitable organizations to help make the world a better place. The company donates 650 liters of pure water for those who need it for every liter of water they sell. The company does this through its partner Pump Aid, and has offered people in need hundreds of millions of gallons of water to this day.

Ryan Emmons, from the start, knew that Waiakea would stay true to his vision of sustainability and taking care of the earth. This is in line with the Hawaiian idea of “Malama i ka ‘Aina,” which literally means caring for the land. All of the company’s activities and means to produce profit are done so with this tenant in mind.

Waiakea Hawaiian Volcanic Water Leading the Pack in Environmental Conservation

The Inc. Magazine annually publishes a list of the fastest growing American companies dubbed Inc. 5000. The 2017 list featured a number companies such as Skillz, EnviroSolar Power, and Gametime among other brands. The magazine will honor the companies featured in the 2017 issue on the 10th of next month. At position 414 is a less known brand Waiakea Hawaiian Volcanic Water. It is a bottled water company founded in 2012 by Ryan Emmons, and it has established a name for itself. Waiakea made it to the list because of the exponential growth the company witnessed in 2014 to 2016; experts stated the expansion was over 1000%.

Noticing how the beverage industry is competitive, Emmons had to be creative in his approach to the market. With the current global concerns of climate change and human sufferings such as lack of water and basic sanitation, Waiakea was established with these concerns in consideration.
Waiakea has made deliberate efforts to protect the environment. The company is working with leading emission control companies such as Ecometrica to develop eco-friendly production methods. Also, the company will adopt fully biodegradable water bottles this year. Waiakea is even more concerned with the natural environment from which the company sources its distinctive, delicious, and naturally alkaline water. The Mauna Loa Volcano is the source of the company’s premium water, and the company is at the forefront of protecting it through reforestation. The company prides itself on being the first American bottled water company to receive carbon neutral certification.
Waiakea is among the businesses that are serious about their corporate social responsibility. The company is part of the solution to water crises afflicting the world. Waiakea donates 650 liters of water to disadvantaged people for every liter of water sold. By buying Waiakea’s products, consumers are indirectly funding efforts to end thirst in some parts of the world. Waiakea is also involved in efforts meant to increase accessibility to water and basic sanitation in some regions of Africa.
The company’s efforts have resonated well with many like-minded organizations who have recognized and awarded Waiakea. The company’s award cabinet is overflowing with different prizes.