Floating Containers

The collective imagination often portrays islands as sun-drenched corners of paradise with white-sandy beaches lined with coconut trees, and whose inconvenient sides are quickly glossed over. The lack of safe drinking water is one such downside.

This is one problem the EU-funded REFRESH project aims to tackle thanks to new PVC and polyester containers used for the transport and storage of fresh water.

Did you know ?
  • A new polymer can heal itself when damaged similar to the human skin.
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