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The water you save, made available as clean water

1 litre for 1 litre

Access to clean water provides a basis for health, education, work. Made Blue mirrors the water used or saved by your products or services with equal amounts of water in developing countries.With maximum efficiency: every 30ct donated to MADE BLUE realizes at least 1.000 litres of clean water elsewhere.


We calculate the water footprint of your organisation, product or service and mirror those litres (or the litres saved) one on one with clean water in developing countries. In a certified, measurable and traceable environment, backed by renown charities and partner organisations.

Business case

Our business-wise approach results in a super cost effective organisation, ran by an extremely small team of professionals.  That enables us to match your water savings with creating an equal amount of clean water elsewhere in return of only a fraction of your financial savings: over 80% of those are yours to keep!


Companies tell us that they enhance their brand value, whilst contributing positively to the availability of drinking water elsewhere in the world. Blycolin, Movenpick Amsterdam City Centre and MADE BLUE work together to reduce the usage of water in the hotel. Horecanederland TV made a beautiful video of this or check our Youtube channel.

The use of the Quooker COMBI boiling water tap saves a lot of water. Made Blue ensures that all the water that is saved by using the taps in households in the Netherlands in the first year is made available in developing countries as clean drinking water. On behalf of Quooker Made Blue will make available 4200 liters of water for each sold COMBI reservoir. In total this will create 100 miljoen litres of clean drinking water in 2016 in Ethiopia.

At Initial, an international recognized leader in innovative & digital rental solutions for all customers in hygiene and workwear markets, we strive to create safe and hygienic working environments. Water constitutes a central element in our service activities and we are committed to making it our priority that it’s used with utmost care. By reflecting the 22,900,000 litres of water saved with the same volume of clean drinking water, we provide more than 3,000 people elsewhere on our planet for an entire year with the ideal basis for good health and hygiene.

Blycolin. The international partner in linen services for (medical) hotels, restaurants, holiday parks and wellness centers. Forty years of experience and knowledge. In the Netherlands and abroad. Renting and/or purchasing. Personal and advising. Your linen partner in hospitality that contributes to the quality you want to give your customers. Nice to meet you!

Textile production is accompanied by enormous water consumption. For example, cotton production alone accounts for 2.6% of total water consumption in the world. I-did want to reduce this ecological footprint by not throwing out unsold or worn textiles but using it in design products.

The Mövenpick Hotel in Amsterdam, The Hague and Den Bosch together save nearly 20 million litres of water every year through water-saving techniques, both in the room and in the restaurants. The guest will enjoy the accommodation while knowing that there is a whole family in a developing country getting access to clean drinking water at the same time.

Energy Boost delivers the first responsible and easy-to-use caffeine tablet (100%). Energy Boost does not have unhealthy additions and is ideal for anyone who can use some extra energy.

Coffee supplier SI Coffee Solutions is committed to creating clean drinking water in Africa. With every bag of coffee beans sold, box coffee cups and water filters, a large number of litres of water are made available for areas where access to clean drinking water is minimal. In addition, the clean drinking water concept is extended in the water line, AQUA VALENTE, which, together with the teaspoon and coffee line, is part of the VALENTE brand.

Every water-saving shower head that Niebla sells, provides 5.000 liter of clean drinking water in a developing country. That is not only 1.000 as much water you save when using a Niebla shower head, but also enough for a child to access clean drinking water at school for 5 years.

KoffiePartners has been a leading supplier in coffee machines for companies for more than 25 years. They provide a wide range of coffee machines of different well known brands. KoffiePartners now has introduced Cento%, their new own brand with prestigious espresso beans, in corporation with Cordaid and Made Blue.  

The Interfood Group is one of the leading global dairy suppliers with a distribution of around 700,000 MT of dairy products per year. For 5 years, Inter Food will invest an amount Made via Blue that makes it possible to make the same amount of clean drinking water available as the water needed to dissolve the product volumes of Interfood in West Africa.

Blankers Clean offers a total package of maintenance cleaning, glass and facade cleaning, specialist cleaning and facility services throughout Southern Netherlands. We stand for “Thankful work”. This means being good to each other for the best results.

Vebego is a family company that operates internationally in the areas of facility services, personnel services, healthcare and sheltered employment. Multiple Vebego companies offer their customers to mirror the water used at the clients site through Made Blue, a litre for a litre. The donated money is invested in water projects in countries that relate to the employees of Vebego.

MAAS joins Made Blue with mirroring consumptions from its vending machines with investing in clean water in developing countries. A liter for a liter: Each and every use of a MAAS vending machine directly contributes to the availability of drinking water elsewhere on the planet. Hereby MAAS realizes an equal amount of clean water made available in developing counties, as served through MAAS vending machines here. Made Blue perfectly fits the MAAS sustainability program by making transparent investments directly at the source!

Tulper is a new Dutch brand of hip, reusable products to prevent plastic. For every bottle or bidon sold Tulper provides 1,000 times as much clean water in developing countries through Made Blue.

Tennant Company is a leading manufacturer of indoor and outdoor environmentally friendly cleaning solutions. Tennant’s industrial and commercial sweepers, scrubbers, detergents, carpet cleaners, vacuum cleaners, single disc, ultra-high-speed machines and more deliver award-winning cleaning solutions. Tennant offers its customers the possibility to mirror the water consumption of the machines entirely through Made Blue.

The Fokker Terminal in The Hague is a multi-functional full-service congres and event venue. All water that is used within the building of the Fokker Terminal for toilets, cleaning, cooking and gardens is mirrored by Made Blue. On top of this every customer is offered to also mirror the water needed in the production chain of the food and drinks consumed, based on an average per customer.

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is one of Europe’s major airport gateways, with more than 55 million passengers in 2014. HMSHost operates more than 70 restaurants and catering points at Schiphol, including bread!, East Bar & Bites, Park Café, Dutch Kitchen & Bar and Bubbles Seafood & Wine Bar. All the water needed for the production and consumption of the drinks is served is mirrored in this trade items via Made Blue.

Arion introduces new concepts in healthcare. One of these products is Swash, this concept provides a hygienic, quick and convenient solution for washing dependents. Swash uses cloths and wipes with a special lotion that cleans and protects the skin. The water that was saved by making use of Swash in stead of a wash-tub is made available by Arion in the countries where it is needed the most.

Compass Group is the world leader in food and support services.In the Netherlands more than 5,500 employees of Compass Group provide food and support services to nearly 1,000 companies, hospitals, restaurants, schools and (government) organizations. The activities are conducted under the names and Eurest, Eurest Services. Compass Group has joined Made Blue to be able to make a very transparant donation to water projects in countries where clean drinking water is not obvious. They are balancing all consumptions in almost 1.000 restaurants with twice this amount of consumptions of clean drinking water.

Electrolux Professional is a world leader in the field of catering equipment and commercial laundry systems. Washers, dryers, centrifuges and finishing equipment from Electrolux Professional can be found worldwide in laundries, hotels, apartment complexes and wellness centers. More and more companies increase their service with an in-house laundry. Electrolux is well known for the special ‘pay per wash “option. Electrolux has chosen to mirror the water consumed by all professional washing machines in use at the clients’ sites.

Care has more than 1,100 highly motivated and well trained cleaners throughout Belgium. The cleaners use products that affect the environment as little as possible. They also promote day cleaning so that the customers save on their lighting and heating. There Made Blue fits with: Care reflects all the litres of water that are saved by applying the latest cleaning techniques.

Vreugdenhil Dairy Foods and Made Blue cooperate to make clean drinking water available to those in environments coping with great amounts of water stress. For the time to come, Vreugdenhil and Made Blue jointly finance waterprojects in developing countries: the water extracted from milk in The Netherlands, is mirrored with drinking water made available in markets in which the Vreugdenhil milk powder is sold and that deal with serious water stress.

IBN Facilitair offers all facility services in and around buildings and houses: cleaning, catering, maintenance, gardening, document services and a meeting centre. Working with IBN Facilitair is also a way of  extending your corporate social responsibility. IBN Facilitair mirrors the water usages of all her own offices.

Stoffels Bleijenberg is a cleaning company in Zeeland and Brabant. This family company offers clients the option to mirror the water used for its cleaning services via Made Blue.

From its headquarters in Hilversum Westerveld coordinates daily and periodical cleaning maintenance for 300 clients who are mainly located in the Randstad. Westerveld offers clients the option to mirror all of the liters consumed for this cleaning via Made Blue.

The first of its kind, the i-mop solves the problems of floor cleaning systems by combining the flexibility of a floor mop with the power and speed of industrial scrubber driers. We found out that most areas are still being cleaned by mop and bucket, because other floor machines are just not flexible enough to work in most spaces. The i-mop makes it possible to clean any surface, with freedom of movement and great ease of use. No borders or boundaries. The water that is used by all active i-mop machines is balanced with investments in the water projects of Made Blue.

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