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tephenCharles
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,
drinking
director of
specialist
water
sVivreau.
hilst
mineral
sales
water
of bottled
currently estimated
are
£1.7bn
is beginning
peryear
at
to
,
turn
the tide bottled with
now cost is
and longer
the
reason
not the only the benef
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transport
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d
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sy
for the rise in popularityof mains fed sy on
becoming
stems.Consumers
aware
and pressuregroups are alternat
stem,
ive
such
to
a
bottled
s those
mains feddrinking water
mineral
offeredby
water
Vivreau,
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as an
never
different
any concerns
floors within a build
ispense
ing.There
unit
are
s
impact the bottled
of the hugenegative manydifferentdispenseoptions
ith
the right temperature
over
or
storing the water at
having on the environment,
water industry
as
is areaclean and hygienic.
keepingthe kitchen
explains: “In
Stephen stand
from the
ing
V2O
such
-
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s the
sleektap
available
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fresh
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drinking
for V
tabletop machines,
out, so
water
there’
is
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alway
no ordering
s available
required
and never runs
saving. H
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introducing
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system
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fed
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ivreau’ssystems dispense purified
waiting around for the del
and no
years there
, over the last few hot water
led,still, sparkling,ambientand
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iveryman to call.
in
has beena dramatic shift Alternat
at the point of use.
greatcommercial
mains fedsystem makes
become
empha
increa
sis. Green credentials have for LinkLine,
ively
a completely
, customers can opt
that compared
sense. It has beenestimated
largecorporations
singly
start
important as system, which
integrated
mains fedsystem
with bottledmineralwater a
the
to question build
enablesan entire
costs by40-80%,depend
can reducedrinking water
business
environmental impact of their central
ing
ly
to
located
beserviced from one
in a plant
unit, usuallyinstalled bottledwater pre
ingon the volumesof
17%
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inues:
ions
imated
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.”
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example,
bil
just less energy
room
than
environment.
individual
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mains
Stephen
feddrinking
concludes:
viously
water
“The
being
system
instal
consumed.
lation of a
bottles used
lion system is typical
units, this
immediateand dramatic impact
has an
water
for brandedmineral effect
And
ive
for
than
business
stand
ly 25%
alone
more
unit
cost
s. company’
on a
research
arere-cycled each year. Our
typical city
shows
off
that 80%of a glass bottles,for
wanting water in and,
s carbon footprint
packaging waste
ice’
is
s gla
attributed
ss and even offices,V
hotels
ivreau
,
offers
restaurant
its
s,bars companies
therefore,
In
arespecify
moreand
ing
more
them.
mineralwater. Add to this the
to reducing
addition to substantially
impact
transport
of excessive ‘water miles’
negat
incurred
ive
while beaut
Bottl
environmental
ingSystems
ly
.
friend
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ly
sy
and
stems
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come
ive
with with
far
50cl, 7
iful
5cl
ly
and
designed
1 litres
reusable
sizes
glass bottles in mineral
purcha
the
sing
cost
pre-bottled
s associated
its
awaya
ing
sCanada,
bottled
F
water
iji and
to
Turk
the
ey
UK
, along
from
with
as
bespok
- all of which can be system
waters,a mains fed
emissions
unnecessary
, and it
fuelusageand harmful bottle wa
ebranded- and a purposedesigned for regular
will
del
eliminatethe need
greener
is clear that an alternative, needfor regular
shing sy
del
stem.
iveries
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as
el
wel
iminates
las
the the
iveriesas wellas
water needs
method of providing purifieddrinking disposal of emptybottles and packaging.
the and
d
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client
packaging
isposal of
s, especial
materials
emptybottles
lythe
.Our
been
“From
to help
day
to
companies
one,
beadopted.
our priority
reduce
has always approximately
tephen comments: “Our research shows that corporates, are
larger
the environment byoffering a range
their impact on water
types
putting these
fed
actively
is returned
70%
encourage
at
of
cl
lea
e
ient
st
very
a third
1 litre
ful
bottle
l. So we
of
concerns
of environmental
specif
drinking
icallydesigned
water systems
to combat
which
the
have
of
been
mains
system to transfer
s who areusing this and we see
beforecost savings
demandfor
increasing 50cl bottle to help minimise
from the 1
water
litrebottle
wastage.”
to the which
into
is going
this
to
as
cont
a trend
inue long
Making
pre-bottledmineralwaters.
been
Vivreau’
As wel
smains
las the
fed
environmental
drinking water
issues
sy
, For
the
further
future.”
use ea
purif
use
silywins
ied
of
and
tap
the
d
water
environmental
istributed
which
to
ha
the
s already
battle
point
with
of have a host of logistical benef
please
information
managers
it
stems
too.For example,facilities
sfor businesses
tasked
on
contact VivreauLimited
www
0845
.vivreau.com
6749655or
.
visit
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