Waiakea Hawaiian Volcanic Water is better for the environment than other bottled waters. Plastic containers, namely bottles of water have become a major environmental challenge. Over one trillion pounds of plastic is dumped annually into our oceans and 38 billion bottles are dumped into landfills around the world. Considering it takes more than one thousand years for plastic bottles to biodegrade, we will be dealing with this trash for several lifetimes. But, Waiakea has made a breakthrough. Waiakea Hawaiian Volcanic Water now uses a plastic bottle that biodegrades in 15 years.
Unlike ordinary plastic bottles that litter the earth for lifetimes, Waiakea Water can be drank and the bottle discarded without any guilt. The environment will not be negatively affected. Now, the consumer can enjoy the quality water that comes from snowmelt and rain flowing down the Mauna Loa Volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii. It is filtered as it travels through 14,000 feet of volcanic rock. Along the way is leaches silica, calcium and magnesium from the lava rock and ends up very alkaline with a pH of 7.6 to 8.2, which is ideal for the human body.
Waiakea water is not only alkaline, it is rich in electrolytes and its delicious when it arrives at its final destination, the Kea’au aquifer where it is collected. This location is 2400 miles from any industrial facilities. It’s also surrounded by millions of square miles of ocean. This makes Waiakea Water one of the last remaining sources of naturally pure water.
Now, that Waiakea uses biodegradable bottles, it is 100% carbon neutral. The consumer of Waiakea Water will know that they are not leaving behind a carbon footprint. It’s not only biodegradable, it’s also 100% recyclable. The consumer can make a choice to recycle or to discard the bottle. Either way they will know that it will only take a little over a decade for the bottle to totally disappear or the bottle will continue to be reused. Waiakea has found the answer to creating a non-carbon foot printed product that is healthy, safe and tasty to consume.