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A Message in a bottle ...rethink habits, refill bottles, reduce waste !


Color Codes of Participant Types                               Códigos de Colores de los Tipos de Participantes

- Refill Stations                                                                                 - Estaciones de Llenado

- Refill Stations for in-house guests                                             - Estaciones de Llenado para sus huéspedes

- Individual Participants without physical location                   - Participantes Individuales sin ubicación física

- Supporters                                                                                     - Seguidores
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  Refill Stations
 Type of Business
   Location
 1
Dive Center
Dos Ojos Cenotes Park
 2
Dive Center
Dos Ojos Cenotes Park
 3 
Dive Center
Puerto Aventuras
 4
Dive Center
Tulum
 5 
Non-Profit Association
Tulum
 6 
Restaurant
Holbox
 7 
Non-Profit Community Organization
Holbox
 8
  Dive Center
  Xcalak
 9
  Integrative Medicine
  Playa del Carmen
10
  Dive Center
  Tulum
11
 
 
12
 
 
13
 
 
 
14
 
 
 

Refill Stations


As of  today there are eight water Refill Stations installed around the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, plus two supporting organizations, providing participants with easy access to free, clean, good-tasting water for their reusable water bottles. 


We are just launching this Initiative but hope that businesses from giant hotel chains to small family owned companies as well as individuals will get involved in our Initiative by becoming a Refill Station or by just refilling their bottles so we can achieve our common goal to help reduce the quantity of plastic bottle trash in this area and worldwide! 


 
 

Facts:

  • In the last five years, Quintana Roo has received around 65 millions visitors which makes it one of the main tourist destinations in the world!
  • Annually, the state of Quintana Roo welcomes about 16 millions of visitors.
  • Those visitors consume an average of a bare minimum of about 88,000 disposable water bottles per day!
  • Only a few percentage of these used disposable plastic bottles are recycled!
  • Disposable water bottles consume important resources: petroleum and water.
  • To produce these bottles requires three times the volume in water, not counting the water inside each bottle.
  • Bottled water also requires energy throughout its life cycle: to capture, treat and send water to the bottling plant; to fill, package, transport and refrigerate the bottled water; and recycle or dispose of the empty containers.
  • At least a third, or more, of the used plastic bottles are ending up in our oceans, beaches, cenotes, jungles, streets and landfills where they sit for hundreds of years!

Contribute to save the world by

  • avoiding single-use plastics in general
  • avoiding polystyrene and styrofoam
  • avoiding microbeads
  • ???

Send us a message to let us know how you are planning to save the world so we can add it to our list! 

 

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