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Throttle the Bottle campaign
Join us in reducing the scourge of the throwaway plastic water bottle to keep Africa's wilderness areas as pristine as we can and the wildlife safer.
Drive behind a long-
Cast your eye around when you are on safari. Look along river beds, by bridges, at
the foot of trees. Check out the surrounds at a public picnic site in our national
parks and see the dustbins overflowing with these bottles. When they are collected,
there is no proper re-
Plastics are not bio-
Beaten by the sun, waves and wind, plastic just breaks down into ever smaller pieces,
leaching toxins into the soil and water supply. They are ingested by animals, birds
and marine life -
We have contacted all our safari suppliers -
We have also spread the word through newspaper and magazine articles, talks and lectures as well as taking stands at Trade shows and at fund raising events in Arusha and abroad.
We give all of our clients a reusable stainless steel bottle for their safari and
hope that they will also spread the good word when they return home.
Step by step, litre by litre, we can all make a difference to
the places we love and live in.