Nestle Waters North America is facing opposition from environmentalists and the local water district regarding the company’s request for a new permit to draw water from Ginnie Springs in Gilchrist County, Florida. The permit would allow the company to withdraw as much as 1.152 million gallons of water a day ... Read more »
Nestlé Waters North America installed a third wind turbine at its water bottling facility in Cabazon, California. Wind power is now expected to supply 50% of the plant’s total electricity needs, according to the company. Groundbreaking on the previous two turbines began in 2012 at the plant, which produces Arrowhead ... Read more »
Nestlé Waters North America (NWNA), together with Engie Resources, today announced that they have signed a renewable energy agreement through which Engie will supply more than 50% of the energy needed for NWNA’s manufacturing and distribution facilities in Texas. With this agreement, NWNA operations in Travis, McLennan, Dallas, and Harris ... Read more »
PepsiCo has joined the NaturALL Bottle Alliance, a research consortium started last year by Danone, Nestlé Waters, and startup Origin Materials to develop packaging made with 100% sustainable and renewable resources. The partnership aims to create bio-based beverage containers with lower carbon footprints.
A new study commissioned by Nestle Waters North America shows that Americans rank clean water as the most important factor to living a healthy life: more than half of consumers (55%) and experts (60%) say they think about their water usage on a daily basis. But more significantly to industry is the fact that
Nestlé Waters North America, in partnership with SMUD, today announced agreements that will allow its facility in Sacramento, California to be powered by 100% renewable energy. The agreement is a step towards parent company Nestlé’s global goal to transition to 100% renewable electricity use in its operations. The clean, renewable electricity ... Read more »
What technologies is Nestle Waters investing in to solve its environmental and water management challenges? Nelson Switzer, the company’s chief sustainability officer, shares thoughts on how technology is
Nestle Waters plans to certify 20 of its factories with the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Standard by 2020, including sites in Africa, Asia, Canada, Europe, Latin America, and the US as part of its Sites become certified as they progress against the 30 core AWS criteria that is verified by credible, independent, third party certification bodies.
Nestle Waters NA has become the first beverage manufacturer in North America to include the How2Reycle label, created by the Sustainable Packaging Coalition, on the half-liter bottles of all its major US brands. The label, which tells drinkers to “empty and replace cap,” is meant to ensure that the caps ... Read more »
The Coca-Cola bottling plant in Detroit returned 48% of the water it purchased back to the city as wastewater in 2016, according to a spokesperson, while PepsiCo said it returned 60% of the water it purchased as wastewater. Coke and Pepsi purchased a total of 113 million gallons of water and ... Read more »
Businesses, government and environmental organizations must collaborate to solve the problem of clean drinking water, according to a new report about the major concerns of Americans from Nestle Waters North America (conducted by global research firm PSB). Americans expected businesses to play a role in ensuring that people have access ... Read more »
Water issues covered by the regulations and policies in the city and state where a facility is located may not be the only water issues that a company faces, according to Nelson Switzer, chief sustainability officer of Nestle Waters NA. For example, regulations may cover water quality in terms of ... Read more »