ENVIRONMENTAL

Every effort delivers on a promise

Environmental sustainability is a daily commitment that promises a better tomorrow. We continually seek ways to deliver on our promise to protect the planet we all call home.

WATER MANAGEMENT

We seek to source all of our bottled waters responsibly. Our water sources are carefully selected and closely monitored to ensure consistent quality and sustainable yield, and we align our company with brands that do the same.

In North America, we have strengthened our water stewardship commitment by partnering with the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA). The IBWA maintains a strict Bottled Water Code of Practice for its bottler members and rigorously enforces its standards of operation worldwide – standards that we continually meet or exceed.

OUR PARTNERSHIP WITH IBWA INCLUDES:

  • Adherence to IBWA water reduction efficiency standards
  • Careful selection of our water sources which are closely monitored to ensure consistent quality and sustainable yield
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We are also members of
Watercoolers Europe (WE).

Our european route based services divison, eden springs, is a member of watercolors europe (we), which provides similar assistance as ibwa in north america

Its membership includes national associations comprising of bottlers and distributors of both bottled and plumbed-in watercoolers and companies supplying the industry with products and services. At present, WE comprises over 300 companies and promotes the exchange of technical, scientific and regulatory information. WE assists in areas such as guidelines for good hygienic practices and proper sanitation procedures for the benefit of consumer protection and ethical practices in the industry.

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Highlights of our
North America operations:

We can proudly say that DS Services plants in the U.S. are bottling more water with increasing energy efficiency. Notably:

  • Total energy demand has slightly increased
  • Total Beverage Production (TBP) has increased
  • The Energy Use Ratio (Energy/Beverage) has decreased from 0.16 to 0.12 Mj/L during the evaluated period.* Hence, our DS Services plants are using less energy per finished product (0.04 Mj/L)

*Evaluated period: Year 2017 compared to 2013.

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