Boxed Water Is Better: Alternative to Plastic Makes Waves

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Blunt branding tells you all you need to know about this product’s origins, history, purpose and thesis: boxed water is better for the environment and more cost-effective to boot.

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Boxed Water is Better wastes far less space in shipping and allows flat-packed boxes to arrive on site to be filled rather than requiring full-sized but still-empty bottles to be delivered to the production plant.

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Paper is naturally better than plastic as well, being easier to recycle and less harmful to the environment when people litter or otherwise improperly dispose of their waste.

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On the shelves, the product really stands out against the competition, bold black text on a minimalist white background against the more colorful and complex designs associated with glass and plastic bottles.

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While the most sustainable way to use water container is of course to employ reusable bottles, this at least provides a step in the right direction and a better alternative to plastic, particularly now that more and more cities are outlawing plastic bottle sales (smart business, too).

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