Eco-Message in a Bottle: New Vapur Anti-Bottle Unfolds and Unrolls in Canada

Anti-bottle meets increasing consumer demand for affordable, convenient and eco-friendly options to disposable plastic bottles

February 22, 2010

(Toronto, ON) - The water bottle is back with an environmental-vengeance with the launch of Vapur's revolutionary Anti-Bottle in Canada. With nearly 200 billion plastic bottles used globally, Vapur addresses a growing issue and helps eliminate the tremendous amount of plastic bottle waste headed to landfills every year. Unlike traditional rigid bottles, Vapur's Anti Bottle is flexible, stands upright when full and can be rolled, folded or flattened when empty, easily fitting into purses, briefcases and even pockets.

Distributed exclusively in Canada by The Tate Group, the innovative design of the Vapur Anti-Bottle maximizes space when empty and can hold up to 16 ounces of liquid when full. The highly durable bottle is freezable, dishwasher safe and BPA-free (Bisphenol A), which means it can be safely reused again and again. 

From design and manufacturing, to shipping and distribution, right through to consumer use, the environment is considered throughout each step of the Vapur life cycle. The packaging is made from recycled paperboard and is printed with soy ink, using wind power for the printing process. Manufactured in the United States, Vapur is lightweight and ships flat, providing dual environmental benefits - up to 5 times more bottles per shipment container means fewer trucks on the road, lower fuel consumption and reduced carbon emissions. 

About The Tate Group 
The Tate Group is an award winning Canadian distributor of innovative and functional design-based gifts and accessories. Originally a manufacturer of contemporary placemats, coasters and bags, The Tate Group has grown to become a distributor of unique gifts for more than 30 product lines, sourced from around the world. For more information, visit www.thetategroup.com 

About Vapur, Inc. 
Founded in 2009, Vapur, Inc. is led by Jason Carignan, David Czerwinski, and Brent Reinke, a passionate team of professionals from all walks of life who have set out to design innovative products that empower people to make a difference. For more information on Vapur, visit www.vapur.us.


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