Blue Waters Resort & Spa Announces Major Plastic-Reducing Initiative

One of the new bedrooms at Blue Waters
Images Courtesy of Blue Waters Resort & Spa

Blue Waters Resort & Spa is undergoing a major plastic-reducing initiative, placing refillable water stations across the property and introducing a new, complimentary BPA-free water bottle.

BPA (bisphenol A)-free water bottles are handed out to guests when they arrive at the hotel. Use throughout their stay is encouraged, but guests can also bring them home. Additionally, the Blue Waters Resort & Spa team will encourage guests to eliminate plastic waste.

This is not the only environmental initiative instigated by Blue Waters. A dedicated on-property Green Team meets regularly to understand how the resort can reduce its environmental footprint. Additional eco-friendly efforts introduced include:

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  • Composting seaweed

  • Maintaining freshly grown produce on-site using the resort’s own water treatment plant of recycled water

  • Consulting with marine biologists regularly to discuss the impact of the resort on the beach and the ecosystem

  • Recycling all aluminum on property, as well as any building materials

  • Ensuring all soft furnishings (rugs) in the Cove Suites are made from 100 percent recycled plastic bottles

  • Offering suitable food waste to local farmers for animal feed

  • Adding an organic skin care range in the spa with its new partnership with ila Spa

  • Eliminating the use of motorized water sports

  • Using solar energy to power the walkways and garden lights around the property

  • Introducing various eco-friendly brands and products in the gift shop

For more information, visit http://www.bluewaters.net.

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