Contes Asia Against Single Use Plastic
We supports and encourage our guest NOT to use single use plastic and straws while travelling in India.
CLEAN WATER Drinking tap water in India, Nepal and Sri Lanka might make you sick. It is often contaminated by microscopic critters that can cause diarrhea, abdominal cramps or worse. So most travelers now buy bottled water, which has huge environmental impact as well as being expensive and possibly unhealthy.
At Free Day Tour we follow the guidlines and instruction provided by NASA and Our partners for clear water campaign ,
We offer our guests a water bottle that has a filter in It and proved to be cleaning water 99.9% from any NON-SALTY water tap water anywhere in Inda.
We request you to clean your own water and use your own reusable water container. We identify hotels and operators that can refill your bottle, as well as those that provide water in glass bottles.
Why we should do that?
To avoid creating a trail of plastic water bottles everywhere you go
To ensure the safety and supply of your water
To save money and time.
It is too much trouble, can I just buy a bottle of water?
No, It is not much of a trouble, it is very simple and try to be the change if you want to help the planet to remain clean.
It is a simple process as you can carry a re-useable container and a method to clean the local water in case you need to use the local tap water. There are many bottles you can choose from.
There are also many ways to clean your water:
1. Many hotels offer kettles in your room where you can boil the water first.
2. Potable aqua tablets are easy and cheap and available in all sporting and travel stores. They take about 30 minutes to clean the water.
3. There are many pumps you can choose from such as BISLERI which work great.
4. Use SteriPEN- a small lightweight device that cleans the water with ultra-violet light. That way you can fill your water bottle from any tap, in any city in the world, and clean your water right there. One SteriPEN cleans 8,000 bottles of water bringing the cost of a bottle of clean water to about .007 USD cents. One charge of the battery will last for a 10-14 day trip. The technology is proven and safe.