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What I'm joined by Steve Watson is the CEO of a company called sick.
What -- Steve's gonna tell you they -- water bottles essentially that's the extent of it right usable water -- some of them was the last twenty years exact I'm not sure what I would do the Guatemala for twenty years but got out of that work.
Well basically were the world leader in the manufacturing -- -- premium reusable eco friendly water bottles that's a mouthful.
And I brought some props just in case people don't know what they are well.
One of the things I saw -- -- that -- to halfway interesting is that the category increased in volume something like.
You know it doubled in other words and your volumes -- up by.
Quadrupled and I said to myself why are people going on -- -- -- the economy slowing down so much as there's something in this some people going on by and his reusable water bottles -- so.
What's -- all about.
The categories booming because people are recognizing that climate change -- a reality and they know there's something they can do about it they can change -- behavior when it comes to hydrated.
So plastic disposable bottles account for some thirty million bottles a day going into our nation's landfills.
The nice thing is that that's the bad news the good news is we can change their behavior -- considering tap water by using a reusable bottle this bad news for Poland spring and all those -- well it may -- I mean they're doing the best they can to become more -- eco friendly by like -- their bottles but at the end of the day.
90% of the -- damage to the environment occurs even before the -- get to the landfill.
Classic is essentially made from petroleum takes time to obviously time and energy to.
Transport -- -- It seems like.
The European correct me if summarized in Venice is based where did you may present conditions with some sympathy Europeans care a lot more about the stuff and we do is that still true or we really -- around due to.
Well I think we're definitely coming around I think that that was probably -- 120 years ago now actually the Europeans are looking for the US.
There's a lot of momentum here in terms of green marketing in terms of people actually standing up and noticing that they can change their behavior that can make a difference.
So the idea I have no room for years have been -- Muslim drink bottled water is better for me than the regular.
Tap water but the the idea here generally spending to put anything you want to these things but to put the tap water is okay is that when you guys pitch and say.
Are put in our bottle we have these safe reusable bottles in the top what is alright to drink -- most.
Arsenic and absolutely any more and more people the latest statistics from Morgan Stanley.
Was that the numbers -- tripled in terms of percentage of people who are giving up on packaged beverages in favor of tap water.
And you know the US happens to -- -- country which we have -- probably the safest cleanest drinking water on the planet.
You know at the same time we're the largest importers of bottled water so there's a little -- Controversy there interest in her to look bottles and I think thanks for coming in appreciate it my pleasure Steve wants to get -- company sick that's right all right that's the C.
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