BLISS Car Wash: Leading the Charge as Water Warriors
By Ash Delrahim, Vice President of Operations at BLISS Car Wash
In a world grappling with environmental challenges, businesses must embrace sustainable practices. BLISS Car Wash stands at the forefront of this movement, exemplifying a deep commitment to water conservation and eco-friendly solutions. With our innovative reclamation technique, BLISS has revolutionized the car wash industry, ensuring water is conserved and reused efficiently. BLISS has become a shining example of environmental stewardship in Southern California by employing cutting-edge technology, closely monitoring water usage, and incorporating eco-friendly products.
Transforming Waste into a Resource: At the heart of BLISS Car Wash’s water conservation efforts lies our pioneering practice of water reclamation. The process involves a mechanical system that efficiently removes dirt, oil, and grease from the water used in car washes. This revolutionary technique enables BLISS to transform wastewater into a valuable resource by recycling it for subsequent washes. By reusing water throughout the wash process, BLISS significantly minimizes our fresh water consumption.
BLISS’s dedication to reclaiming water demonstrates our commitment to combatting water scarcity in California. As one of the most water-stressed regions in the United States, California relies heavily on innovative solutions to manage its limited water resources. Our reclamation system not only helps to alleviate the strain on freshwater supplies but also reduces the demand for water-intensive car washes, making a significant contribution to water conservation efforts.
Technology-Driven Water Monitoring: Our commitment to water conservation extends beyond our reclamation system. They employ advanced technology that continuously monitors and regulates fresh water usage. By closely tracking water consumption, BLISS ensures that our car washes utilize approximately 24 gallons of fresh water per vehicle. This impressive figure is a fraction of the amount used in traditional car washes, showcasing the company’s dedication to minimizing its ecological footprint.
By implementing such water monitoring technology, BLISS sets a high standard for other car wash businesses, encouraging them to adopt similar practices. As water warriors, we recognize that protecting this precious resource requires constant vigilance and proactive measures to prevent wastage.
Eco-Friendly Products for a Sustainable Future: BLISS Car Wash’s commitment to sustainability goes beyond water conservation. We use biodegradable cleaning products, minimizing the environmental impact of operations. By choosing eco-friendly alternatives, BLISS ensures that harmful chemicals do not find their way into local water bodies, preserving the delicate balance of ecosystems.
Focus On Energy: BLISS employs low-energy-consuming machinery throughout our express car washes. By reducing energy consumption, we contribute to environmental preservation and showcase the viability of sustainable practices within the car wash industry. This commitment to eco-friendly technology sets a precedent for other businesses, encouraging the adoption of energy-efficient solutions.
BLISS Car Wash’s dedication to being water warriors is exemplary and something that our founder David Delrahim, the CEO of BLISS, reminds everyone is who we are and what makes BLISS different from other companies.
Our innovative water reclamation technique transforms wastewater into a valuable resource, conserving freshwater and combatting water scarcity. By utilizing advanced technology to monitor and regulate water usage, we demonstrate our commitment to minimizing our environmental impact. Moreover, BLISS’s use of biodegradable products and energy-efficient machinery reinforces our commitment to sustainability and sets a positive example for the industry.
As we face the growing challenges of water scarcity and environmental degradation, we hope that BLISS Car Wash serves as a beacon of hope.
Watch our live interview where BLISS talks about sustainability in the car wash industry with CAR WASH Magazine and International Carwash Association, live in Vegas, 2023.