Increasing Sustainability in Schools

The evolution of sustainability has come a long way over the past few decades. Thirty years ago, recycling bins were hardly a thought, and drinking bottled water was starting to gain more traction. Fast forward to today, and most major cities have recycling in public areas, some going as far as to separate plastics from…

FloWater makes BizBash’s ’10 Best Ideas of the Week’

This week’s roundup includes Trojan’s sex-ed van tour across Washington, Baltimore, and Philadelphia; Maleficent-theme ice cream from Morgenstern’s at the Bustle Rule Breakers Festival in Brooklyn; Mastercard’s “Taste of Priceless” Art Exhibition in New York; and Stella Artois’ human-operated vending machines at Refinery29’s 29Rooms in Toronto. Mastercard ‘Taste of Priceless’ Mastercard commissioned an immersive exhibition…

Access to Clean Water in Schools

Students spend the majority of their time at school or participating in school-related activities. Students should have access to free safe drinking water at all times. There are several programs and standards in place that require water in schools for meal times mealtimes as per the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. However, it’s also…

Should Plastic Water Bottles be Allowed in Schools?

Everyone deserves access to clean drinking water, especially students. For the majority of school districts, students rely on buying bottled water to ensure they’re drinking water tastes great, while still being convenient. Though there’s been an increase in the number of people who rely on reusable water bottles, the sales of bottled water remain steady.…

Encouraging Drinking Water in Schools

Drinking water is important for hydration and overall healthy lifestyles; this much we already know. How do schools in your local school districts encourage their students to drink more water if this is the case? The first and most obvious answer is to make it readily available. Make sure there are water supplies that are…

America’s Original California Surf Lifestyle Brand Waves Goodbye to Plastic Waste With New-tech FloWater Refill Stations

DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On a mission to eliminate single-use plastic waste from its supply chain and operations, O’Neill today announces the installation of new-tech FloWater Refill Stations at its 8 retail locations across California, Florida, Nevada and at company headquarters in Irvine, CA. The company also has plans to eliminate poly-bags from its on-line order fulfillment and…

Using a Water Cooler Dispenser in Your School

 The ways students quench their thirst at school has changed over the years. It used to be drinking from the standard water fountain and getting mini cartons of milk with school lunch. Then, it changed to kids buying sodas, bottled water, and sports drinks from vending machines when they were thirsty or needed a jolt…