Buffalo Tours - reusable water bottles
Buffalo Tours uses reusable water bottles, which can be refilled from coolers, instead of providing several plastic bottles to every customer. In 2017, this resulted in a reduction of plastic waste by over 200,000 single-use water bottles and in 2018 a target of 1 million was set. Using reusable water bottles dramatically reduces the contribution from tourism to plastic waste, especially relevant in countries with poor recycling facilities and infrastructure. Buffalo Tours is also replacing all complimentary wet tissues with a safe and environmentally friendly alternative. Their Pure Napkins are extremely compressed and expand upon contact with water, making them easy to transport, further reducing their environmental impact. They contain no additives and are non-toxic, naturally hygienic, and hypoallergenic. Instead of using a harmful alcohol-based solution to moisten the tissues, tour vehicles are equipped with hygienic water dispensers containing natural essences.
Using reusable water bottles dramatically reduces the contribution from tourism to plastic waste, especially relevant in countries with poor recycling facilities and infrastructure.
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