Green Planet Water Rides the Ultimate Wave at Mavericks Invitational

Green Planet Water in a 100% Plant Based Bottle is the Official Water Sponsor of Iconic Surf Event, Mavericks Invitational

Fairfax, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2012 — Category innovator Green Planet Water is thrilled to announce that it is the Official Water Sponsor of Mavericks Invitational 2011/2012. Mavericks Invitational is the world’s premier, high adrenaline, big wave surfing event. This one-day, invitation-only surfing competition is held at the legendary Mavericks surf break located ½ mile offshore at Pillar Point Harbor, just 20 minutes south of San Francisco. The 24 most daring big-wave surfers in the world will attempt to tame the massive swells on the best day of the 2012 winter season.

Green Planet Water will be available at the first-ever Mavericks Invitational Festival at the eco-friendly Oceano Hotel & Spa in Half Moon Bay Harbor. The Festival’s 12,000 anticipated attendees will have a chance to meet the surfers, enjoy music, food and beverages and be a part of the Awards Ceremony as the 2012 winner is crowned. As surf fans know, the date of this event is up to Mother Nature. For wave updates, additional details and tickets, visit

“We are so excited to partner with this event, which celebrates the power and beauty of the earth and its oceans. It reaffirms our commitment to providing a viable alternative to petroleum-based plastic bottles,” said Green Planet CMO Janet DiGiovanna. Green Planet’s unique plant-based bottle is derived from completely renewable plant resources. The bottle is recyclable, commercially compostable and reusable when hand-washed between uses.

“Green Planet is leading the industry in responding to consumer concerns with our completely plant?based bottle,” says Danny Rubenstein, President and CEO of Green Planet Bottling. “Green Planet bottles reduce dependency on oil and provide an alternative to petroleum-based plastic bottles.”

Here are a few of the environmental benefits of Green Planet Water:

  • Making the Ingeo source material for Green Planet’s bottles produces 60% less greenhouse gases and uses 50% less non-renewable energy than producing traditional plastics like PET & PS.(1)
  • The bottles are commercially compostable in 84 days.(2)
  • The bottles are reusable (when hand-washed between uses), which helps to reduce waste.
  • The bottles are recyclable (in all recycling programs that accept #7 bottles). (3)
  • Bottles are filled by regional suppliers using water that has been treated by vapor distillation to remove all impurities, with minerals added for taste.
  • Regional distribution ensures that less fuel is wasted to transport the bottles.

About Green Planet Bottling

Founded in 2009, Green Planet is the leading bottled water company to market a 100% plant-based bottle. Offering the better bottle solution, Green Planet’s bottle is recyclable, reusable (when hand-washed between uses), petroleum and BPA free and will commercially compost in just 84 days. The water in Green Planet’s bottles is vapor distilled for purity with minerals carefully added for taste. It is bottled regionally for distribution, reducing transit miles and total carbon footprint.

Where to Buy Green Planet Water

Green Planet Water is widely available to San Francisco Bay Area consumers at supermarkets including Albertson’s, Lucky, Safeway, SaveMart, Lunardi’s, Nugget Markets, as well as hundreds of neighborhood stores. Green Planet Water is growing rapidly in distribution around the US. For the most current retail availability list, visit this link on the Green Planet website.

Travelers will find Green Planet Water in many international airports, including San Francisco, San Jose, Phoenix, San Diego, Ontario and Portland, Oregon, as well as in hotels such as the SF Hilton, The Del Coronado in San Diego, Mandarin Oriental in Miami, and Hotel Felix in Chicago. In addition, it can be found in museum cafés around the US, including the California Academy of Sciences and The Chicago History Museum.

It is served at Apple, Inc.’s corporate headquarters and many fine dining restaurants such as Greens in San Francisco. Health, wellness and sporting facilities (Yoga Works), various golf and country clubs, as well as college (University of California at San Diego) and high school campuses across the US have embraced Green Planet Water for their members and students.

For the latest updates on Green Planet Water distribution, news and special events, please visit the Green Planet Facebook page.

(1) NatureWorks
(2) From an independent study by Biodegradable Products Institute