Two major golf championships – the Open and the Senior Open hosted by Rolex – are spearheading more sustainable sporting events after Covid with the help of the Swedish Drinking Water Company Blouwater.
Both championships, which attract the world’s best players and tens of thousands of golf fans, take a stand against disposable plastic bottles by offering free purified drinking water on request at unique Bluewater water stations and refillable craft stainless steel water bottles. to a throwaway culture.
‘Through our solutions at The 149th Open and The Senior Open, empowers their players and visitors to hydrate in a way that does not harm the environment, ”said Bengt Rittri, a leading Swedish environmental entrepreneur. He said the destruction of the impact that disposable plastic bottles have on the environment is vital to the planet’s well-being, given that every sixty seconds a million disposable plastic bottles are manufactured.
“It is unacceptable that most plastic bottles end up in the ocean or landfill where it takes hundreds of years to decompose while potentially dumping health-threatening chemicals into the world’s water and food chains,” Rittri said.
The R&A, performing The 149de In mid-July, at the Royal St George’s Golf Club in Sandwich, Kent, they first tested the Bluewater water station and bottle solutions at The 148th Open in Royal Portrush, Northern Ireland, where they helped the organization sell. disposable plastic bottles for sale. The Senior Open is being hosted at the Sunningdale Golf Club from July 22-25.
Bluewater water stations use patented technology that removes most water pollution, including EDC chemicals, pesticides, toxic metals, viruses, bacteria and microplastics. The Bluewater technology is called Superior Osmosis ™, better than traditional reverse osmosis, which is widely regarded as the best technology for purifying water.
Bluewater guarantees that its stainless steel bottles last a lifetime and uses only hypo-allergenic silicone to stop fillers and carry loops. In addition, Bluewater collects one kilogram of plastic waste from beaches worldwide for every Bluewater bottle sold using a blockchain-based platform, so that people are paid to return plastic waste to certified recycling centers.
Bengt Rittri says Bluewater helps large-scale opportunities to move towards greater sustainability by using business models that include the sale of stainless steel bottles to compensate for any revenue lost through sponsorship by large liquor companies.
Since the launch of their water station and refillable bottle concept four years ago, the company has become a leader in innovative water supply solutions for events. In addition to golf, Bluewater solutions have been used by the Volvo Ocean Race, Formula E, music events in South Africa and the USA such as Rock the Daisies and Ohama, and film websites for video productions such Ridley Scott’s Raised by Wolves.
“We want to deliver people as pure as nature intended, and stop the need for plastic water bottles. “Disposable plastic, from bottles to other containers, is a ticking time bomb that threatens the well-being of future generations, and it is our job to use human ingenuity by doing something to stop it,” said Bengt Rittri.
Sweden’s Bluewater innovates, manufactures and markets compact residential, commercial and public water purifiers that utilize the company’s patented reverse osmosis technology to remove virtually all pollutants from tap water, including lead, bacteria, pesticides, medical residues, chlorine, microplastics and lime. -scale. bluewatergroup.com