June 13, 2024

Bluewater, ERT Formula E Team Continue Sustainability Partnership to Eliminate Single-Use Plastic Bottles

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Bluewater supplies reusable drinks bottles to all members of the ERT Formula E race team

Sustainability-focused water purification innovator, Bluewater,  is supplying reusable drinks bottles to all members of the ERT Formula E race team, both drivers and the support staff who work working tirelessly behind the scenes at the factory and during race events. 

The initiative is poised to eliminate the need for more than ten thousand 500ml plastic bottles during race weeks alone in 2023. although with team members using the bottles throughout the entire year, the impact is expected to be far more substantial.

The ERT Team says that by adopting Bluewater’s state-of-the-art sustainable reusable bottles for the third season in succession, ERT is making another pro-active step towards a plastic-free future. The Bluewater bottles not only align with the team’s commitment to sustainability but also embody the spirit of innovation and responsibility that defines the racing industry.

The collaboration with Bluewater not only addresses an immediate environmental concern but also reinforces ERT Formula E Team’s dedication to inspiring positive change within the motorsport community.

Deputy Team Principal/Chief Operating Officer, Russell O’Hagan, said: “The renewal of this partnership with Bluewater for the third year is a testament to ERT Formula E Team’s unwavering commitment to sustainability. By supplying our team members with reusable bottles, we are not only reducing our environmental impact during race weeks but also making a lasting commitment to eliminate single-use plastics from our daily operations. We believe that small changes can lead to significant results, and this partnership exemplifies our dedication to driving positive change within the racing world and beyond.”

Bluewater Chief Communications Officer, David Noble,  maintained:  “Our planet is simply choking on plastic with plastic waste forecast to rise to 1,100 million tonnes by 2050, which is why we’ve made it our mission to battle the stranglehold of single-use plastic bottles by innovating and bringing to market the water purification, dispensing and sustainable bottle solutions that end the need for single-use plastic water bottles. We are deeply honoured to be bottle supplier of choice for the ERT Formula E Team, who are fully aligned with our planet-friendly mission to deliver a planet-friendly drink that matters.”

The 10th Formula E season will see the racing taking place in Diriyah, Sao Paulo, Tokyo, Misano, Monaco, Shanghai, Portland and London, for example.

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