Earth911 Podcast, Oct. 4, 2019: RightWater Goes Plastic-Free

Share this idea!

RightWater, a mineral water distributor, is setting a new standard in sustainability. The company has abandoned all the plastic it used and replaced bottles with 100 percent recycled aluminum cans. Jono Wylie, head of sustainability at RightWater, joins Earth911 to talk about why RightWater made the decision to go earth-friendly.

Wylie explains why there are no half-measures when the Earth is in the balance. In addition to switching to aluminum, RightWater stopped using BPA — a plastic liner injected into aluminum cans to protect against metallic taste — and removed all non-compostable plastic from its production and distribution process.

Sourced from a California spring, RightWater is a “premium water” currently served in gyms and hotels. Consumers can order online and get cases of delicious water, with two reusable aluminum straws and a zero-carbon footprint. And the benefits extend to the 800 million people around the world who don’t have access to clean drinking water. RightWater contributions to DROP4DROP help provide sustainable water supplies to water-stressed communities and eliminate water-borne disease.

Join the conversation and share your thoughts with the community in our Earthling Forum.

You Might Also Like…
dry desert landscape

Earth911 Quiz #32: Not So Watery World

More than 800 million people lack clean water, while water …Earth911October 11, 2018

Biodegradable Water Filters: Eliminate Plastic Bottle Use With Compostable Faucet Filters

Sponsored Article: Brought to You by TAPP Water When it …Earth911September 25, 2018

11 Steps to Encourage Water Conservation in Your Community

In 2009, the Cherry Creek 3 townhome community in Colorado used …Brian BrassawMarch 28, 2018

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Scroll to Top
Malcare WordPress Security