Wales is a country in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, with a total population of about 3,125,000 people (according to 2017 statistics) . And just like every country in the world does not escape the crisis called " plastic garbage , " Wales is also small headache because of disposable plastic.
However, recently, thanks to the support of the National Refill Day - the UK's "National Recharge Day" campaign on June 19, they are likely to soon reduce their reliance on plastic bottles. Once, finally proceed to end the pollution of plastic garbage.
About 1100 businesses and public organizations across Wales are registered to provide free public water services. They plan to install thousands of drinking water supply points at no cost to residents. Wales ministers are desperately hoping to turn the country into a "re-watering nation" , ending the problem of plastic garbage being raging.
In case you don't know about National Refill Day , it's an incentive to use drinking water at about 20,000 water supply stations installed across the UK.
Basically, these are water purifiers installed at densely populated locations. To be able to use them, you need to download the application refill first . This application allows to look up points for installing water purifiers and paying for the purchase of drinking water.
Of course, if you want to get water, residents also need to bring containers (specifically bottles, glasses, cups .). But unlike plastic bottles of disposable drinking water, these devices can be used for as long as possible. In this way, the UK is proud to reduce 340 million disposable plastic bottles per year. Thereby reducing the amount of plastic waste that pollutes the land and spills into the sea.
Above all, refill charges are much cheaper than bottled drinking water. And carrying an empty bottle to hold water on people is not a heavy thing. Just take a little bit of hard work and everyone can contribute to reducing plastic waste.
The impression is that to encourage residents to reduce the use of disposable plastic bottles, Wales is also more generous than the UK when providing free water to people. They are investing £ 40,000 (equivalent to VND 1.18 billion) for the installation of public water supply stations across the country.
There have been a total of 14 newly completed stations in areas of many passersby such as parks, pedestrian streets, parking lots in areas such as Barry, St Athan, Powys Dinas, Ogmore-By-Sea and Penarth.
Soon, 1100 public water supply points (possibly even more) will be available across the country, refugees in Wales said. All of them will also be added to the refill application, immersed in the filtered water supply network because of a UK non-garbage tomorrow.