Ditch Plastic Bottles With This Smartphone-Activated Water Fountain
May 01, 2017
Bottled water may soon be a waste of the past — that is, if Reefill has its way. The New York City-based technology startup is taking advantage of your smartphone to help you save the planet with a system of phone-activated water refill stations. So as long as you have a reusable water bottle with you, you’ll be able to access unlimited cold, filtered tap water just about anywhere...
Reefill is a New York-based company that wants you to stop buying bottled water. Their system, which will be installed in delis and fast food restaurants, lets you refill your water bottle for free with filtered tap water that should, in theory, be better than the swill you currently get from water fountains.
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Green Grants Spotlight: Reefill Lets You Fill Your Water Bottle On Campus and Off
NYU Sustainability Blog
September 15, 2016
Hey NYU — a cheap and eco-friendly alternative to bottled water is here!
We know you love carrying your reusable bottles on campus, but we also know that most of you buy bottled water when you’re off campus. Thanks to a Green Grant project from the Office of Sustainability called Reefill, now you can fill your reusable bottles wherever you go. It’s all part of an effort to help the NYU community reduce its consumption of bottled water, which is an extremely wasteful product...