Our Commitment to the Planet
Here at WaterChef, we understand the importance of being committed to our planet and our communities. One of the ways we’ve chosen to make an impact is by being a member of 1% for the Planet.
Since 2012, WaterChef has pledged 1% of our sales to the preservation and restoration of the natural environment. We’ve awarded our donations to a variety of domestic and international grassroots groups that are making a difference in their local communities.
Continue reading below to learn about some of the organizations we support.
“We care about people and the quality of their water.”
Pure Water for the World
Something we often take for granted is access to clean water and don’t realize how many areas of the world don’t have this luxury. Pure Water for the World understands that having access to safe water and sanitation shouldn’t be a given for just us and work to make sure that underserved communities have access to them as well.
Learn More: www.purewaterfortheworld.org
The rivers of America provide more than two-thirds of our drinking water and American Rivers works to protect them. From protecting wildlife, to river restoration, to the impact of climate change, this organization goes above and beyond to help keep our rivers flowing and our communities thriving.
Learn More: www.americanrivers.org
All One Ocean
Concerned about the impact of single-use items that are polluting our oceans and waterways, All One Ocean has made it their mission to educate our communities about the issue. Advocating for simple, sustainable and effective solutions that will help keep our oceans healthy and clean.
Learn More: www.alloneocean.org
Well Aware funds and implements sustainable clean water systems to drive economic development and empower communities in East Africa. Through their technical expertise and community-driven approach, they have provided lasting clean water to more than a quarter of a million people across over 65 projects in East Africa to date.
Learn More: www.wellawareworld.org
The League to Save Lake Tahoe
Affectionately known for their Keep Tahoe Blue campaign, the League to Save Lake Tahoe “works to combat pollution, advance restoration and tackle invasive species” ensuring that this beautiful lake is safe for all to enjoy.
Learn More: www.keeptahoeblue.org
The Sugar Pine Foundation
Sugar Pines are one of the most beautiful treasures the Great Tahoe Basin offers and in 2004 these beautiful trees became threatened by an invasive fungus call White Pine Blister Rust. The Sugar Pine Foundation was founded to combat the loss of these trees by replanting resistant pines in the area, helping to maintain the beauty and diversity of the forests in Tahoe.
Learn More: www.sugarpinefoundation.org
After seeing the damage to the reefs in their area caused by improper anchoring of boats, the founders of Reef Relief decided to take action. Since then they have worked to educate their community and the world about the importance of maintaining coral in our oceans and have enacted simple solutions to protect them.
Learn More: www.reefrelief.org
The Turtle Conservancy
“Turtles are among the most threatened groups of animals on the planet, and are in desperate need of conservation help.” With this knowledge, The Turtle Conservancy has dedicated its work to protecting endangered turtles and tortoises, as well maintaining their natural habitats.
Learn More: www.turtleconservancy.org
Starting with the Daintree Rainforest in Australia, Rainforest Rescue works to restore and reforest rainforests in Australia and beyond. Since 1999 they have been putting in the hours to ensure that these vitally important forests aren’t lost.
Learn More: www.rainforestrescue.org.au
Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful
Founded in 1989, Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful has worked endlessly to keep the Truckee Meadows Community in Western Nevada clean and to maintain the beauty of the area located at the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Learn More: www.ktmb.org
Animal Ark Wildlife Sanctuary
A unique organization that seeks to “inspire environmental stewardship through wildlife education.” They have provided shelter to countless animals that have been injured or abandoned, giving homes to many North American predators.
Learn More: www.animalark.org