Were you aware that extracting and bottling water was disrupting someone’s way of life. Indeed, bottled water does just that, and the result is communities across America torn apart in dispute over whether bottled water is good or bad for their neighborhoods. One side argues that the bottled water business brings jobs to the area, while the other side argues the dangers of allowing a corporation to take ownership of a town’s water supply.
Where do all those bottles come from? Americans consume 29 billion single serve bottles of water a year. Those bottles are made in communities where people live and breathe in all the fumes that come from producing plastic.
Did you know?
• We use 18 million barrels of oil to transport bottled water and the number continues to grow?
• There is 9 million football fields of plastic floating in our oceans (about the size of texas)?
• Selling bottled water is the Greatest Advertising and Marketing Trick of All time?
• One (1) person overseas the regulation of the bottled water industry?