Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives to manufacture own bottled water

The five-star luxury resort Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives, offering “Platinum Plus” holiday plans, as of 1 November 2014, Kanifushi guests will be provided water freshly purified on its premise and in premium reusable glass carafes that use a full onbound seal to guarantee optimal hygienic standards. It is forecasted to save roughly 40,000 plastic bottles per month or almost 500,000 per year. With the use of the a novel EcoPure water bottling plant, the resort will eliminate the need to purchase water for guests from the outside.
The sunset pool bar from above, Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives
Director of Sales and Marketing at Atmosphere, Dinesh Bhaskar said “The introduction of the on-site purification plant will make a significant improvement to the resort’s environmental footprint”.
Further adding “Though we recycle all plastics at the resort to ensure we remain as green as possible, the use of the glass bottles will negate the need for the plastic alternatives to be created in the first place. Our production process will also save around five litres of fresh water per bottle in comparison to the usual bottling process.”
The Maldives with a highly vulnerable ecosystem, entirely relying on it tourism industry which generates 28% of the country’s GDP, by policies that protect the ecosystems that the country is heavily dependant upon to ascertain future prosperity. The use of filtration systems which is used by that of Kanifushi is estimated to save 20mn plastic bottles in the island nation per annum.