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Category Archives: Social Responsibility

Read about our Social Responsibility efforts from our Safe Water Project to our Living Wage commitment, helping out in the community and more!

Why Your Business Could Benefit From A Plastic Water Bottle Ban

No matter which way you look at plastic water bottles, they’re proven to be bad. When they’re manufactured, single-use plastic bottles pollute our atmosphere with dangerous forms of carbon. When they’re burned, they release toxins into the environment. And even when you decide to recycle them, plastic takes almost 1,000 years to completely biodegrade. And […]

4 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Waste

Plastic waste is a problem and not a subtle one. Trillions of pieces of plastic are floating in our oceans today and according to Plastic Pollution Coalition, “by 2050, the oceans will contain more plastic than fish by weight.” This is a very serious problem. Littering or even throwing out single use plastics majorly contributes […]

How do millions of people lack access to safe water?

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Why is it that nearly 1 billion people lack access to safe drinking water and sanitation? Access to safe water is recognized as a basic human right. According to the UN General Assembly, “everyone has the right to sufficient, continuous, safe, acceptable, accessible and affordable water.” Yet, it’s alarming to know that more people have […]

Biosand Filters: How they work, and how they change lives

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The heart of GROSCHE is our Safe Water Project. It has provided safe drinking water to people across six countries so far.  What makes that heartbeat is the use of Biosand filters. Biosand filters are a simple type of water cleaning technology used in rural houses. Biosand filters are an adaptation of slow sand filters.  […]

GROSCHE Honoured with B Corp’s Best for the World-Award

GROSCHE receives best for the world-award by B Corp

We are thrilled to be honoured with B Corp’s Best for the World-Award. You can find our name in the official ‘Best for the World’ list for 2016. We were specifically recognised for our work in the area of environmental sustainability, where we scored in the top 10 percent of more than 1,800 Certified B Corporations […]