Our commitment to the environment

The Yolngu people have been the custodians of our land in East Arnhem Land for countless generations. Our country is sacred and our connection to it is fundamental to our culture.

So, from the beginning of our plans for Knowledge Water, we have been focussed on how to keep our environmental impact to a minimum.

Pristine water in a cleaner package

We initially considered two packaging options: either a 100% recycled plastic bottle, or a carton made predominately from biodegradable FSC Certified paperboard with a plastic re-sealable lid.

After extensive investigation and supporter feedback, our preference is for the carton design. It will be give us major efficiencies in transportation and will use less energy for production. But most importantly, it will create much less plastic waste.

We will be taking the same green approach for our entire operation.

The waste water from the factory will first help cool our building and then water a banana crop. Our bottling plant and office will be powered 100% by solar energy and battery storage. This clean power will also be used to support our community and our school house.

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Watch the Knowledge Water Story

In our culture, water, or ‘gapu’, represents the knowledge of the Yolngu people. And now we want to share that knowledge with you.

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