In a world grappling with the environmental impact of plastic waste, organisations, like Find A Fountain, have emerged as beacons of hope. Find A Fountain is a charitable initiative committed to combating the consumption of bottled water. Their innovative approach involves mapping the locations of public, outdoor drinking water fountains across the United Kingdom.
Every year, a staggering 150 billion plastic bottles end up discarded, causing severe harm to our planet. Find A Fountain aims to address this issue by actively promoting the use of freely available drinking fountains as an alternative.
The objectives of Find A Fountain are clear and impactful. Their primary goal is to encourage individuals nationwide to choose drinking fountains over the expensive and environmentally detrimental option of bottled water. Equally important is their mission to increase the number of accessible free drinking water fountains. With the support of the public, they tirelessly map the locations of existing fountains, making them easily discoverable for everyone.
Find A Fountain’s campaign showcases the manifold benefits of utilising drinking water fountains, both for the environment and the economy. Through their efforts, they hope to inspire and empower individuals to access free water, promoting sustainable practices that contribute to a healthier planet.
As we navigate the pressing need for more sustainable alternatives, organisations like Find A Fountain play a crucial role in reshaping our relationship with water consumption. Let us join hands in supporting their mission and contribute to a future where clean, accessible water is available to all.
This article was originally featured on Drinking Water Fountain’s blog.