Alamo Drafthouse To Stop Selling Still Bottled Water
Austin Area Theaters Replace Bottled Water With Superior Quality Filtered Water Using New Filtration Systems From Aquasana.
Austin, TX — Friday, February 1, 2013 — The Alamo Drafthouse is pleased to announce that effective immediately the cinema eatery will no longer sell bottled drinking water at any of their Austin locations. Through a partnership with Aquasana, an Austin-based company, they have upgraded the water filtration system at all of their theaters in Austin and will instead serve superior-quality filtered water at no cost to guests.
“I’ve never liked the waste associated with bottled water service,” said Tim League, founder and CEO of the Alamo Drafthouse. “Thanks to the partnership with Aquasana, we reduce the impact of the Alamo Drafthouse on the environment and provide a benefit to our customers.”
All of the drinking water at the four Alamo theaters in Austin have been 100% updated with the new systems from Aquasana, and during the first three months of this new partnership Alamo guests can visit any show page on drafthouse.com to receive a promotional code worth 20% off home filtration systems from Aquasana.
About Alamo Drafthouse
Alamo Drafthouse is an entertainment brand comprised of the acclaimed cinema-eatery chain, the largest genre film festival in the United States and a collectible art gallery. Named “the best theater ever” by Time Magazine, the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema has built a reputation as a movie lover’s oasis not only by combining food and drink service with the movie-going experience, but also introducing unique programming and high-profile, star studded special events. Alamo Drafthouse Founder & CEO, Tim League, created Fantastic Fest, a world renowned film festival dubbed “The Geek Telluride” by Variety. Fantastic Fest showcases eight days of offbeat cinema from independents, international filmmakers and major Hollywood studios. The Alamo Drafthouse’s collectible art gallery, Mondo, offers breathtaking, original products featuring designs from world-famous artists based on licenses for popular TV and Movie properties including Star Wars, Star Trek & Universal Monsters. The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is expanding its brand in new and exciting ways, including the launch of Drafthouse Films, a new film distribution label and plans to extend its theaters and unique programming philosophy to additional markets across the United States. More information about Alamo Drafthouse franchise opportunities are available on the official website www.drafthouse.com.
Aquasana is a leading water filtration company with the sole focus of providing best-in-class water filtration products so everyone can enjoy great-tasting, healthy water. Based in Austin, Texas, the company markets drinking water filters, shower filters, and whole-home water filer systems that remove over 60 harmful contaminants from water including chlorine, chloramines, herbicides, pesticides, industrial solvents, lead, and mercury. Aquasana water filters are engineered to preserve the healthy minerals in water which include calcium, magnesium and potassium resulting in healthy, great-tasting water. For more information visit www.aquasana.com.