It’s a hot summer, refresh with water.

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  A warm welcome back to the new academic year for all our readers in education. And warm it’s been indeed. It’s becoming routine for records to fall each year for strings of hot days and maximum temperatures, and this summer has been no exception. With the mercury soaring, it’s timely to look at the […]

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Single-use plastic containers big culprit in toxic marine contamination

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Marine Life

Most of us are aware that plastic finding its way in oceans and waterways is a growing ecological problem. Plastics have been found throughout the marine food-chain, in the tissue and digestive tracts of all manner of creatures from whales to tiny aquatic worms.Julia Reisser from the University of WA is studying pollution in Australian […]

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Towards Universal Design – the future of Access.

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Universal access aquaBUBBLER with water bottle refill station

The ethos behind aquaBUBBLER has always been to offer the best-engineered, most usable and most appealing drinking fountains on the market. This is partly about encouraging the public, and children especially, to choose tap water (over soft drinks, or expensive and ecologically costly bottled water) by using visually appealing design, creating a clean and hygienic […]

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It doesn’t make sense to buy bottled water

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No matter how simple, compelling and logical the message, a dose of humour and ingenuity can really help to make it stick. We’ve been selling the benefits of choosing tap water over bottled water since launching aquaBUBBLER, often working with other interested organisations that share similar goals. Yarra Valley Water’s Choose Tap Programme is a […]

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Doing their bit!

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Signs that Gold Coast Airport are doing their bit.

“Sustainability,” “Organic” and “Environmentally Friendly” are important words and concepts that we increasingly notice as we go about our daily lives. At aquaBUBBLER we also love coming across the words “do our bit” – especially when used in relation to saving water and looking after the environment. That’s why the following plaque grabbed our attention […]

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All things green in Emerald

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Emerald Primary School Students open their Yarra Valley Water Choose Tap aquaBUBBLER with water bottle refill station

Environmental & sustainability education at Emerald Primary School is a great example of a school living what it teaches. Nestled in a beautiful, picturesque part of Victoria it’s easy to understand why the school community is inspired to look after the environment. Leigh Johnson, the environmental and sustainability coordinator, says the students love being part […]

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aquaBUBBLER is proud to be a prize partner of Cool Australia’s ENVIROWEEK.

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Cool Australia Enviroweek 2013

ENVIROWEEK is all about young Australians taking positive action to raise awareness for a sustainable future. From August 25-31 schools, classes, and individual students are taking up the green challenge. There’s a “Green Thumb” challenge to plant a veggie patch, a “Shopper Challenge” to resist buying anything new for a week ,and a “Sparky” challenge […]

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DDA compliant drinking fountain for CEFPI conference.

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The new DDA Compliant Universal Access aquaBUBBLER Drinking Fountain with water bottle refill station.

aquaBUBBLER is thrilled to be launching its new Universal Access aquaBUBBLER  at the CFFPI (Council for Educational Facility Planners) Conference in New Zealand  next week. The new aquaBUBBLER is designed in accordance with the principles of Universal Design – a concept at the heart of members of CEFPI.  The Universal Access aquaBUBBLER is DDA compliant. […]

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Kangaroo Ground Primary School installs their “Choose Tap” aquaBUBBLER

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Kangaroo Ground Primary School students reveille in their success with a cool drink of water

Kangaroo Ground Primary School has just installed their Choose Tap aquaBUBBLER. “Our school has two aquaBUBBLERs already and jumped at the opportunity to install another one,” said Kangaroo Ground Primary School, principal Laurie Murray. “The kids love using the aquaBUBBLERS. They are specially designed for them and encourage great health and hydration habits. The Water […]

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Think it’s OK to reuse disposable water bottles? Think again!

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Reusing disposable plastic water bottles might make you feel better about the environment. It makes buying water seem not quite so bad. “At least they’re being used a few times”, you might think. It’s the same feeling you might get from lining the bin with a plastic bag from the supermarket. But the plastic still […]

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