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No More Bottled Water [Infographic]

I’m very keen on anything that helps reduce use of bottled water. This is very clear and useful.


Originally published on Greatist

We’ve all been there: You’ve just finished a heavy-duty sweat session at the gym, you’re thirsty, and the water fountain looks like it’s covered in eight million people’s saliva, plus a little bit of mold. The easiest solution? Ducking out to buy a bottle of water from the first drug store you can find.

It seems innocent enough — we’ve all gotta hydrate, right? But unfortunately, bottled water is wreaking havoc on the Earth’s precious resources. Plus, it’s almost definitely not any safer or cleaner than tap water — and in fact, sometimes it’s worse.

If you’ve been wondering about the consequences of a bottled water habit (whether it’s personal, national, or global), then look no further. 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…

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8 comments on “No More Bottled Water [Infographic]

  1. pixie
    August 24, 2014

    Maybe consider getting rid of the print button 🙂


  2. littlesproutslearning
    August 24, 2014

    This is so true, I wish more people would use reusable containers! Thanks for bringing attention to it.


    • lizard100
      August 24, 2014

      It’s one of my biggest bug bears. Water bottles which hold a five minute refreshment last forever. Crazy!


  3. Rambling Woods
    August 25, 2014

    I don’t buy them


  4. Kim in Fiji
    August 25, 2014

    I totally agree – what a racket bottled water is! I’m all for “Take back the tap!”


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