The Frey Foundation in Grand Rapids presented 25, $2,000 Artist Seed Grants for the seventh installment of ArtPrize. It’s the second year the foundation has presented the grants.
The instructions on the bottle are simple enough: Shake before use. Mist twice daily as needed.
But the science behind the $49 spray solution from the Cambridge startup AOBiome can be a little hard to fathom. It uses living bacteria that the company says make your skin clean and fresh.
It’s currently the best-selling beverage in the country—and with global consumption rising—bottled water is averaging a growth rate of 6% per year since 2008 with sales expected to reach about 233 billion liters this year, overtaking soda by about 1.3%, according to market research group Canadean.
Most startups have a fridge full of beer. At AOBiome in Cambridge, Mass., there’s no room for booze. The shelves are loaded with bottles of the biotech company’s signature product, a live-bacteria solution to spritz on the face and body.
Millennial magazine highlights the environmental benefits of Boxed Water and their current ReTree campaign.