Ask at the reception desk or the restaurant to fill up your water bottle for you. You can also ask waiters and waitresses at cafes and restaurants that you go to if they have a way for you to fill up your water bottle. We at Rivulet have 36 rooms and in each room earlier , we used to keep two plastic mineral water bottles for our guest. On a fully occupied day we have 72 of these bottles as default as waste. As you know one person will drink more than one bottle a day which will make the number even go higher. Around a 1000 hotels in Munnar and imagine the number of bottles come out as waste each day. Rivulet uses glass bottles in rooms and restaurant which can be refilled. We suggest a hydro flask to reduce the number of bottles dumped while you travel.
Other useful tips which is good for mother earth are given below
- Bring your own shopping bag.
- Stop buying bottled water
- Say no to straws.
- Skip the disposable razor. ...
- Switch from disposable diapers to cloth.