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Bottled water is thousands of times more expensive than tap water and less safe. Millions of barrels of oils are used to produce plastic water bottles and 75% of them land in garbage or our waterways! Take Back The Tap! Bottle Water, Food Safety, Beaches Food, Clean Water, Water Watches, At The Beach, Plastic Water, Taps Water, Water Bottles
price of bottled water is up to 10,000 the cost of tap water. 40% of all bottled water is taken from tap water. 22% of this is contaminated with chemicals at levels above state health limits. we could fuel a million cars for a year in the oil it takes to produce a yearly supply of plastic bottles, (17 million barrels of oil)
The Facts About Bottled Water: Another amazing fact is that in many cases (25% to 40%), bottled waters are filled up from the taps! So we may think we’re drinking from a fresh spring in Maine or some other natural place, but in fact, that bottle may have been filled up in our neighborhood! The other important fact about bottled water is it’s huge harm to our environment.
bottles of water for people since it's an outdoor summer ceremony...but do your colors instead of the purple and blue...
I've seen education on tap water vs. bottled before and it's really a good thing to spread around. Not that I can stand the tap water where I live...but I buy water that I store in reusable containers. Baby steps. ~Elle
Do you know that 77 percent of empty plastic water bottles end up in landfills? Students at the University of Vermont do, which is one of many reasons why they encouraged the school to ban bottled water sales on campus and display this sculpture that illustrates the wastefulness of bottled water.
This handy-dandy infographic outlines the stark consequences — environmental, physical, and economic — of guzzling the bottled stuff. Ready to quit it? Then check out our action tips at the bottom.