“Amalie’s Fountain”: GLOBALTAP Boston Launch at Rose Kennedy Greenway

Our next step towards reducing plastic bottle consumption. GLOBALTAP founder Daniel Whitman, Greenway conservancy’s Executive Director Jesse Brackenbury, Carousel Donor Amalie Kass and the fountain donors Christina and Ken Hecht attended the unveiling of the Amalie’s Fountain on July 18th at Rose Kennedy Greenway.

Amalie’s Fountain is a donation from GLOBALTAP to honor Amalie Kass and to express their commitment towards making Boston’s children happier and healthier. 100 reusable DrinkUP water bottles were handed out to the first 100 patrons to support Michelle Obamas DrinkUp campaign.
From the left, Greenway Conservancy Executive Director Jesse Brackenbury, Carousel donor Amalie Kass with Fountain donor, Christina Hecht.

From the left, Greenway Conservancy Executive Director Jesse Brackenbury, Carousel donor Amalie Kass with Fountain donor, Christina Hecht.

From the left, Ken Hetch, Christina Hecht and the GLOBALTAP founder, Daniel Whitman

From the left, Ken Hecht, Christina Hecht and the GLOBALTAP founder, Daniel Whitman

And yes we did not forget our best friends :)

For more information watch the Boston Launch at Rose Kennedy Greenway here.

 

Nestle Neglects Serious California Drought

As California drought has entered its third year of its most severe droughts on record, water restrictions have increased across the state. Gov. Jerry Brown (D-Calif.) declared a drought state of emergency in January 2014 in order to prepare for water shortages during the summer. Regardless of the emergency water situation in the Golden State, Nestle continues bottling and selling spring water from the state. [ Check out satellite images of the drought ]

Arrowhead Mountain Spring Water owned by Nestle continues bottling water from the Millard Canyon spring California for more than a decade and also packages purified water under Nestle Pure Life brand from the Morongo Band of Mission Indians reservation. The rain falls in these locations are limited for just three inches of rain each year and prevents water from filling aquifers of the towns nearby creating a water crisis during the drought. [ Read more about how Nestle bottled water negatively affect the environment as well as the communities..]

GLOBALTAP in Boston Rose Kennedy Greenway

We are very happy to announce about our new GLOBALTAP station at one of the Boston’s most beloved public spaces, Rose Kennedy Greenway Park.

This new GLOBALTAP station is located right in between the carousel and Boston Harbor Islands pavilion. You will be able to enjoy the new healthy, sustainable addition to the Greenway donated by GLOBALTAP, from tomorrow July 18th.  [ Read the full story by Nick DeLuca from the City News ]

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