Bottled Water Is Still A Scam

Bottled Water Is Still A Scam.
Interesting Points:

  • It’s worth reiterating that Aquafina and Dasani are just tap water.
  • Fiji Water produces more than a million bottles a day, while more than half the people in Fiji do not have reliable drinking water.
  • If the water we use at home cost what even cheap bottled water costs, our monthly water bills would run $9,000.
  • 24% of the bottled water we buy is tap water repackaged by Coke and Pepsi.
  • The bubbles in San Pellegrino are extracted from volcanic springs in Tuscany, then trucked north and injected into the water from the source.
  • We pitch into landfills 38 billion water bottles a year—in excess of $1 billion worth of plastic.
  • Worldwide, 1 billion people have no reliable source of drinking water; 3,000 children a day die from diseases caught from tainted water.
  • We’re moving 1 billion bottles of water around a week in ships, trains, and trucks in the United States alone. That’s a weekly convoy equivalent to 37,800 18-wheelers delivering water.

Gasoline is profoundly cheap in comparison with bottled water. ;-)

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