Boxed Water: Drinking Outside the Box

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Anna Kahn, Staff Writer

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Boxed water is now a new and innovating way to drink your water. The main company that is selling this is called, Boxed Water is Better. Boxed Water is Better first started in 2009 when founder, Benjamin Gott wanted to give back to the environment by fulfilling the need for packaged water in an environmentally-friendly way. Then on 4/3/2009 the first four cases of were sold to the Grand Central Market, located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Later on in the year it was introduced to hotels like The Standard, Ace Hotel, and American Apparel. In 2013, Boxed Water is Better were the official water sponsor for the 2013 Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits music festivals. And in 2015, Boxed Water is Better partnered with the National Forest Foundation to start the #ReTree project with the goal of planting a million trees in U.S. national forests within five years.

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Boxed Water is Better

Boxed Water is Better is 100% recyclable, even down to the cap! 76% of the product is made using paper from certified, sustainably managed forests. The water is purified through reverse osmosis and ultraviolet filtration. The Boxed Water is Better website has a tab explaining more in depth and statistics on why exactly boxed water is better. 

 

Boxed Water is Better carton sizes range from 250mL to 500mL and the largest is 1L. You have the ability to subscribe and save 10% off your purchase and you get a new box of boxed water delivered to your doorstep every 30 days. All purchases include the cost of shipping. The 250mL sells for $24.74 for a 24 pack or $13.42 for an 8 pack. The 500mL, which is their best seller, sells for $44.96 for a 24 pack, $24.74 for a 12 pack and $15.42 for the 6 pack. The 1L only comes as a 12 pack and is being priced at $35.74. 

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Boxed Water 500mL carton

 

 

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Boxed Water 500mL carton

 

Boxed Water is Better Website:  https://boxedwaterisbetter.com/

Source: https://www.citylab.com/life/2015/02/the-single-best-reason-that-boxed-water-is-better/385138/