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Exodus Travel - reusing water bottles

In 2016, Exodus began campaigning to reduce plastic waste on all its adventures. They began in countries where safe drinking water was an issue, and as travellers couldn’t drink the tap water they resorted to buying bottled water to protect their health. One of the biggest success stories is India, where they’ve reduced the number of plastic bottles by 162,000 due to the initiative in just in the first year.

They now use much larger water containers to decant water into reusable bottles each person brings with them. By replacing many smaller bottles with one larger one, they were able to reduce the amount of plastic significantly. Now 98% of Exodus customers can now travel safe in the knowledge that they don’t have to purchase one single plastic bottle if they don’t want to. They also estimated that this initiative meant that about 1.4 million fewer single-use bottles were used in the year leading to October 2018. Exodus are now looking at reducing other forms of single-use plastic from their trips.

 

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