July 2022 Toolkit

POST ON JULY 4, INDEPENDENCE DAY: Happy 4th! Heading out to celebrate? With much of the U.S. experiencing high temps in the 90s, be sure to pack your cooler with bottled water! Stay safe, happy, and hydrated! And don’t forget to recycle! #DrinkMoreWater #4thofJuly

POST ANY DAY: It’s hot out there—and if your kids are enjoying these long summer days and refusing to come inside, here are some precautions you can take to keep your children from overheating: 1) Seek a shady area for a water break. 2) Have plenty of water on hand to avoid dehydration. 3) If you suspect your child is overheating, go inside to recover. Learn more: bit.ly/TakeAWaterBreak

POST ANY DAY: When a bottled water company is settling on a location for a plant, there’s a lot to be considered to ensure the surrounding environment is taken care of and the resources are managed well. The “H2O In The Know” podcast talked with Bob Hidell, founder and managing director of Hidell International, about resource management for bottled water plants. Listen and learn here: bit.ly/2KQL2Op

US Water Use Droplet 2015 Data 300x184, Bottled Water | IBWA | Bottled Water


POST ANY DAY: Here’s a fact about the bottled water industry: It’s an extremely small water user. Data from the USGS (@USGS), the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (@BIERoundtable), and Beverage Marketing Corporation (@bevmarketing) shows that of all the water used in the United States, bottled water production uses just 0.01%. #DrinkWater #BottledWater #Recycle

POST ON JULY 20, NATIONAL HOT DOG DAY: It’s not quite summer until you have a hot dog fresh off the grill! If you’re treating yourself on this #NationalHotDogDay, don’t forget to quench your thirst with a nice, cold bottled water! #DrinkMoreWater #HealthyHydration

POST ANY DAY: If you haven’t yet, the time is now to prepare your emergency kits for hurricane season if you live in a storm-prone area. FEMA advises that bottled water is the safest and most reliable drinking water following a severe storm and recommends that people store at least 1 gallon of water per person per day for several days for drinking and sanitation. Learn more at www.ready.gov/water.

POST ANY DAY: Federal quality standards for bottled water have been in place since 1973. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulates bottled water, which includes the inspection of bottling plants. Learn more: bit.ly/2S4Qxdq #BottledWaterSafety #FDA #DrinkMoreWater

POST ANY DAY: DID YOU KNOW? HDPE plastic is a valuable resource that can be recycled again and again and turned into new products. Do your part in recapturing plastic for future use by always recycling your empty HDPE containers. When you do this, you’re supporting circularity, which is a system aimed at making the most of resources by reusing them over and over again. #PutItInTheBin #BottledWater