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Can you name over 10 different brands of bottled water? Do you drink tap water? Did you know that tap water isn’t as safe as it is made out to be? The truth about tap water is that it is full of chemicals. Though these chemicals are put in place for cleaning the water, the chemicals do just the opposite if you’re consuming this stuff for a considerable amount of time. Did you know that bottled water is one of the top-selling beverages in society today? Bottled water brings in billions of dollars per year and the numbers have been growing stronger with each passing year. One of the drawbacks to bottled water comes from the actual plastic bottles. Last year, over 50 billion plastic bottles were used for drinking water, but 38 billion plastic bottles were found rotting away in the environment.

You don’t have to be a mathematics genius to see the discrepancy. This means that only 23 percent of the plastic bottles were actually recycled. These pollutants are aggressively damaging the environment at a slow rate. On the other hand, there is a bottled-water brand that is making a huge difference. Waiakea Volcanic water is at the top of its game thanks to its many benefits. This brand has only been in business since 2012, but it has helped to revolutionize the game. Waiakea has taken the first step by producing the world’s first degradable bottle. Yes, this is fully degradable to the highest degree. The bottles will degrade in an estimated 15 years because the average plastic bottle is stated to degrade in about 1,000 years.

Waiakea also donates water to the less fortunate on a regular basis to the people of Malawi. If you haven’t figured it out by now, Waiakea is a Hawaiian-based company. All in all, this only scratches the surface of what this phenomenal company has done and more great things are in store for the years to come.