Bottled water has become one of the most rivaling business ventures in the world. While something as simple as water should hardly stir competition in the food and beverage industry sectors, 10% of the world remains with no access to clean drinking water. Still, even those with access to clean water want more. Consumers yearn both purified water, and water promising nutrients unavailable in normal tap water. With bottled water two extra factors come into play. The bottled water industry demands sustainability in both attaining the source of the water, and presenting the water packaging to the customer, most commonly inside a plastic bottle. In addition, every industry wants their product to have a positive social impact on its community and the world. (Learn more about Waiakea Water on Bevnet: Waiakea Hawaiian Volcanic Water Announces Fully Degradable Bottle)
Waiakea Water was founded in 2012 by Ryan Emmons in an effort to reach all mentioned above and more. In 2018, Waiakea is to become the closest water bottle company to reach product biodegradability with an estimated length of 15 years for the water bottle container to become part of the earth, in comparison to every other water bottle’s biodegradability length of 1,000 years. Not only do they use fully recycled plastic to create their bottles but have earned a CarbonNeutral certification for lessening their carbon emission use to make the product itself. The name of Waiakea Water is significant to its origin. Waiakea Water’s source comes from the nature rich island of Hawaii.
Waiakea’s Water is essentially Hawaiian volcanic water crafted inside a water bottle. The water of Waiakea runs through Hawaii’s Manua Loa volcano delivering natural nutrients often inserted artificially in other plastic water bottles. Other volcanic water benefits include Waiakea Water’s natural pH level of 8, unseen in other water bottles. Go Here to learn more.
Waiakea Water is innovative in their water quality, motivational in their environmental awareness, and impactful worldwide. Waiakea has partnered with Pump Aid, an organization whose goal is to provide clean water in zones with drinkable water disruption. Through their cooperation with Pump Aid, Waiakea has been able to give 170 gallons of their water to Pump Aid’s clean drinking water initiative in Africa.