Amsterdam-based Aquablu, a startup that goals to eradicate plastic waste, wastewater, and carbon dioxide emissions, introduced on Thursday, December 8, that it has launched REFILL+, a wise water faucet system.
Aquablu REFILL+ gives purified water with wholesome minerals, flavours, nutritional vitamins, and caffeine-on demand with none packaging.
The corporate says the drinks are sugar-free and include lower than 4cal per 100ml. As well as, the Dutch firm affords drinks in a number of flavours (caffeine, Mango, Guave, and many others.), every with its vitamin and minerals mixture.
The system’s interface reveals the real-time dietary values of the drink in accordance with the specified flavour depth, claims the corporate.
By filtering out contaminants like PFAS, chlorine, and microplastics, the Dutch firm is on a mission to offer fixed water high quality whatever the location or incoming faucet water.
“We discover that vitality and private well being are more and more essential matters for companies. Nevertheless, to facilitate this transition away from packed drinks, we have to go additional than present options,” says Marc van Zuylen, co-founder of Aquablu.
“When your small business desires to stimulate ingesting water and improve worker well-being, an atypical water cooler with some canned syrup subsequent to it is not going to lower it. We want to verify the message sticks, and never the cup,” says Marnix Stokvis, co-founder of Aquablu.
Via partnerships with trusted manufacturers like MAAS, Jumbo and ISS World Amenities, Aquablu targets each workplaces, retail and industrial places.
“By introducing an financial incentive, sustainability doesn’t have to return on the expense of revenue. Ultimately, the enterprise case must be proper,” says Van Zuylen.
Aquablu: What that you must know
Based in 2018 by Marnix Stokvis and Marc van Zuylen, Aquablu is on a mission to offer protected and clear ingesting water for everybody – with out utilizing PET bottles.
Final yr, the corporate launched Aquablu Refill, a wise product that may flip faucet water into pure and pure mineral water utilizing supreme osmosis know-how.
The Dutch firm complies with the WRAS (Water Laws Advisory Scheme) certification mark. All components that come into contact with water are meals grade and licensed to the best ingesting water requirements (WRAS/NSF), claims the corporate.
In 2020, the corporate turned canal water in Amsterdam into protected ingesting water with its sensible know-how. For this, Aquablu drew water from the Keizersgracht, Herengracht, and Prinsengracht canals in Amsterdam.
The corporate’s proprietary purification system was put in in a conveyable case on a ship and the water pumped out of the canals was purified, mineralised, and bottled on the spot. This one-litre limited-edition bottled water was then bought solely within the Netherlands by way of the corporate web site for a premium value of €39.