We're Now At A Million Plastic Bottles Per Minute - 91% Not Recyled

We're Now At A Million Plastic Bottles Per Minute - 91% Not Recyled

If there was ever a case to eliminate single use plastic bottles for water and other beverages, this it. Forbes Magazine recently published an article entitled "We're Now At A Million Plastic Bottles Per Minute - 91% Of Which Are Not Recycled" and some of the statistics quoted in the piece are simply staggering.  

  • Plastic bottles are made from (Pet), which take 400 years to naturally decompose
  • It is estimated that by 2050 the ocean will contain more plastic bu weight than fish 
  • It is estimated that 12 billion metric tons of plastic will find a home in landfills by 2050

While these stats may seem overwhelming, every single change we make to reduce plastic waste will make a difference.  Vero Water has helped restaurant, hotel and resort and cruise clients eliminate over 25 million of plastic bottles from polluting oceans and and landfills last year alone.  Read the full article in Forbes Magazine online here.


Vero Water is a healthy lifestyle choice for Inspired Living. VERO WATER® is a leading provider of luxury still and sparkling water to the hospitality industry and is served to over 50 million consumers a year in six countries and in the United States from coast-to-coast in over 40 states. Vero offers exceptionally great tasting still and sparkling water that is an affordable alternative to bottled water for consumers, more sustainable for the environment, and a more profitable brand for the hospitality industry versus traditional bottled water brands. Vero’s proprietary purification and bottling process enables hospitality and business clients to purify, chill, fill and serve Vero still and sparkling water on-premise and on-demand. Served perfectly chilled from a luxury branded bottle with every pour, Vero’s signature taste is pure and crisp - noted by a distinctively luxurious mouthfeel and a light and refreshing finish. A profile that cleanses the palate, enabling the taste of the food and drinks to be at the center of the dining experience. The exceptional water taste and quality, combined with the unparalleled level of concierge service provided to its clients, has propelled Vero Water into many of the most acclaimed restaurants worldwide, firmly establishing it as the water brand proudly served by the most demanding and successful chefs, restaurateurs and owner operators in the hospitality industry. To learn more about Vero Water, check out our website, as well as our FacebookTwitter and Instagram pages.