Laos Tourism Beats Plastic Pollution - RefillMyBottle Vientiane is on!
November 8th marks the date of the RefillMyBottle Vientiane official launch. Thank you to the Lao Hotel and Restaurant Association in collaboration with the Lao Association of Travel Agencies under the guidance of the Department of Tourism Development Department, Ministry of Information Culture and Tourism, and DICT of Vientiane Capital which [...]
RefillMyBottle Vietnam Official Launch
Did you hear that RefillMyBottle is now expanding beyond Indonesia? Yes, we are going global! We team-up with a number of organisations across Asia and some other parts of the world, including Refill Not Landfill, IMPACT Vietnam, Luang Prabang – Handle with Care, PlayForest Korea, and many others. Our highlight this time is for Vietnam as t [...]
Zero Waste - One Small Step for A Man, One Giant Leap for Mankind
We will not tell you that reducing your waste takes time and force us to change our habits or way of life. Instead, you need an awareness, a click that you must put into practice quickly.
However, you must ask you a question: Why do you need to reduce plastic waste? To follow the actual trend or to live in a clean planet? The second proposit [...]
Tale of the Gods: "Gods are thirsty for better ideas"
There was a time in history when human knew that they couldn't any longer say we didn't know and that was the time things started to change for the better. A time when all could safely and freely access drinkable water without facing the excess of plastic matter.
On the island of the gods and goddesses, visited every year by more than 5 milli [...]
RefillMyBottle Crowdfunding Campaign
The campaign on Youcaring.com had raised over $12,000 through 37 supporters and 520 shares on Facebook and email. RefillMyBottle now dedicates its time to ensuring every dollar is put to work for the mobile app and further development of the initative. The goal was initially set at $6,000 but [...]
Responsible Waste Management with EcoBali at Monsieur Spoon, Canggu
We had a wonderful evening at Monsieur Spoon Canggu with the other 25 amazing people who joined us for a talk on sustainability. Thank you Monsieur Spoon for hosting us at your beautiful garden and more importantly for being a refill station and helping us cut single-use plastic bottles.
Thank you also to Paola Cannuciari, from ecoBali for sharing [...]
Sustainability Meetup at Sayuri, Ubud
It is so exciting to see so many people interested to join us in keeping the island clean and free from plastic waste. More than 20 people came together on a Friday afternoon to discuss the plastic waste problem and how we can make it better. We were so lucky to have an amazing speaker, Piet Van Zyl from Positive Impact Forever, who gave out some s [...]
Hello Gili Islands!
We are so glad to have visited Gili Trawangan and Gili Air last week for the RefillMyBottle meet-ups last Friday. The gathering was joined by representatives from refill stations, local ambassadors, as well as Book Greener community members.
First of all, we would like to extend our gratitude to all parties who have supported this event - Thank yo [...]
RefillMyBottle Community Gathering in Fairmont Hotel, Sanur
We would like to say thank you to Fairmont Sanur for their extraordinary hospitality and for hosting the RefillMyBottle second community gathering.
After a successful gathering held last month in Bali Buda - Ubud, we finally decide to have the RefillMyBottle community gathering regularly and at a different area in each month. Over 25 people - repr [...]
RefillMyBottle First Community Gathering in Ubud, Bali
Special thanks and shoutout to Bali Buda for hosting the first official gathering of RefillMyBottle in the beginning of December 2017. The event brought together over 25 people from various communities, including representatives from hotels, dive shops, tour companies, alongside with NGOs and social enterprises such as Trash Heroes, Bali Water Prot [...]