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No more plastic bottles in TGVs thanks to Eau Neuve

2021-10-21T06:58:40.805Z

SNCF sold two million a year. The plastic bottles will be replaced in the TGV inOui by water conditioned in c



“We were already in this zero waste approach by replacing plastic cutlery with wooden cutlery.

So we asked our service provider Newrest to find a solution to these plastic bottles to lower our carbon footprint, ”explains Franck Benoit, Managing Director at SNCF CRM Services.

This is the end of plastic water bottles in TGV inOui bars in favor of more environmentally friendly packaging.

It is the Ariège company Compagnie des Pyrénées, which markets its Eau Neuve, drawn at an altitude of 1,332 meters in the Pyrenees chain in Mérens-les-Vals, in a fully recyclable cardboard brick, which has just won this award. national market.

Sparkling water will be offered in an aluminum can.

A consecration for the Ariège company, the first to have embarked on the production of sustainable water with a "positive impact".

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SNCF sells 2 million plastic bottles per year in the bars of its trains, water being the second product sold after coffee.

From now on, Eau Neuve becomes the only brand of natural mineral water, still and sparkling, distributed in the TGV inOui bars of the SNCF.

"It is a great pride for our teams to honor this contract with this historic player represented by SNCF and to promote the Occitanie region, Eau Neuve and our values ​​at the national level", welcomes Sébastien Crussol, co-founder of the Compagnie des Pyrénées.

This contract will make it possible to hire around 40 employees by the first quarter of 2022. These recruitments will be made within a maximum radius of 25 kilometers around the plant.

Source: leparis

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