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Posts Tagged ‘Bottled Water’

bottle of water and tap water pouring in to glass

When you compare the costs of bottled water versus drinking water out of your faucet at home, it’s obvious that bottled water is more expensive. In fact, according to Slate, bottled water is nearly 300 times more expensive, with an average price of $1.22 a gallon. If you’re purchasing a single use bottle of water, […]

bottled water consumption growth

It’s been a booming decade or two for bottled water. As health concerns concerning soda and carbonated beverages have steadily increased, Americans have turned to what they view as healthier alternatives to sweet, sugary drinks. According to a report recently released by Beverage Marketing, bottled water consumption grew by 120% from 2000 to 2015. In […]

Why You Shouldn't Drink That Bottled Water You Found in the Car

We’ve all been there – after a walk to the car in the scorching heat, you find a half-full water bottle rolling around on the floorboard. As you unscrew the cap and blast the AC you have a flittering thought: how long has this water bottle been here? But a moment later it passes as […]

deceptive journey of bottled water

We’re about to take a little road trip. Well, actually, we’re about to take a very long road trip, as we follow a plastic water bottle through its life cycle. Spoiler alert—it doesn’t end well for anyone other than the bottled water industry. Gulping Oil Our first stop will be at an oil well, a statement […]

live without bottled water

Bottled water is everywhere these days—in convenience stores, restaurants, office fridges, and at public events. It’s a multi-billion-dollar industry, consuming an unforgivable amount of energy and filling landfills with disposable plastic bottles. Many people realize this, but find the convenience and ubiquitous nature of bottled water makes them difficult to avoid. Actually, it’s very easy […]