We are a big supporter of HKU Ditch Disposable Campaign. With the help of the Hong Kong University Students' Union, we gave out a co-branded reusable bottles to freshmen at Registration Day on 10-11 August 2017. The bottles are very popular. Freshmen love the shape and colour. A station was set up to allow students
We had a great time to support Food Grace and participated in Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions (CTU) Flag Day as water sponsor on 9 August 2017. The organizer signed the Green Bottle Charter for this first green flag day. Volunteers were encouraged to bring their own bottles and refill with filtered water instead
Plastic has replaced many traditional materials since World War II, due to low cost, ease of manufacture, versatility, and imperviousness to water. Yearly production has grown from 2 million metric tons of plastic in 1950 to 380 million metric tons in 2015. The sad news is that a good amount of those plastics are disposable.
Great thanks to Hysan Place as being a leader in promoting sustainable development and showing their support for Well#’s installation in their shopping mall. You can now find our locally designed water station on Hysan Place 2/F next to the Apple Store. We have arranged our Water Ambassadors to be nearby, observe the user experience
UNFRIEND DISPOSABLE PLASTIC WEEK – Global Youth Leaders Summit 2017@ PolyU & MAMASMART@ Science Park
Last week Urban Spring joined two events to encourage public to bring their bottles. We supported the Global Youth Leaders Summit 2017 organized by the Global Youth Leadership Institute of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University on 28th June as water sponsor. The Summit themed Social Entrepreneurship, aiming to generate ideas to solve some of the
Urban Spring proudly sponsored drinking water at the 666 Tseung Kwan O Harbor Dusk Run test race organized by longrun.hk on 24th June. We gave away a lightweight collapsible cup to each participant from which they can drink the filtered water we provided. It was encouraging to see them carry our cups throughout the race
We are very excited to complete our 2nd Well# installation at The Good Lab before the end of June! It is a co-working space which gathers changemakers and social entrepreneurs. Over 1,500 disposable bottles have saved in 10 days! The Good Lab serves as a good platform for us to get more feedback about Well#.
Our first Well# installation was completed in ECF Saint Too Canaan College on 19 May 2017! Together with the school’s Career Guidance Committee, a marketing team formed by students campaigned for promoting B.Y.O.B and our Well#. Students find the water temperature is comfortable to drink even after having ball game. Over 1000 single-use plastic bottles were
We are extremely excited to announce that our first product, Well#, is ready and will be officially launched in the beginning of June after 20 months of hard work in product development. We are now working day and night on testing. We can’t wait to install these water stations and see you refill your reusable water
Urban Spring joined MAMASMART, a local market for family that promote green and healthy lifestyle, during Easter holiday on 15-16th April. It was encouraging to see many participants and bicyclers carry their own bottles and refill them from our water jars. We have saved 60 500ml plastic bottles during this 2-day event. In order to