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Why Tap Water Is Better Than Bottled Water


Green Lifestyle  (tags: Why Tap Water is Better Than Bottled Wat )

Agnes
- 844 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Bottled water is a drain on the environment: The U.S. public goes through about 50 billion water bottles a year, and most of those plastic containers are not recycled, according to Elizabeth Royte's 2008 book Bottlemania: How Water Went on Sale and Why



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Vivian Farmer (499)
Tuesday January 29, 2013, 8:44 am
I agree wholeheartedly we shouldn't use plastic bottles, but on the other hand what can we use? Is there a safer and recyclable material?
 

Kellie S. (88)
Tuesday January 29, 2013, 2:41 pm
I use a glass water bottle. Many brands of bottled water also contain fluoride.
 

Carol H. (229)
Tuesday January 29, 2013, 4:38 pm
noted, thanks Agnes
 

Christeen Anderson (615)
Tuesday January 29, 2013, 6:04 pm
Thank you for this informative article.
 

Alan B. (48)
Tuesday January 29, 2013, 7:38 pm
Yes there is ! Vicky Moonflower, an army aluminium beaker! Tey,re hardy,light,re-usable,nearly unbreakable,should be cheap if you get in early.
 

Vicky P. (473)
Tuesday January 29, 2013, 8:19 pm
we use a filter but tap water on it's own has a lot of crap in it
 

Sertap caliskan (44)
Wednesday January 30, 2013, 6:18 am
noted
 

Sam E M. (0)
Wednesday January 30, 2013, 6:31 am
Interesting article and food for thought.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 30, 2013, 8:28 am
Neat article, I agree you need to have a filter if you are drinking from the tap and I think as an alternative to plastic glass truly is best. A lot of places in Europe sell water in a glass bottle not in a plastic bottle, so not sure why we do the opposite here.
 

Agnes N. (703)
Wednesday January 30, 2013, 2:28 pm
Thanks to all for noted and comment

Hubby + his family love to drink water from bottle plastic that cost a lot money for a month
I drink city water from trap but I boil water first..
 
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