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Family Dinners and Pelican Water Bottles: A Perfect Combination


Family dinner is a time to reconnect after busy days at school, work, or play. It’s also a great opportunity to educate children on important issues and guide their development. In today’s hectic, technology-based and disposable society, a family dinner harkens back to a simpler time.

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Pelican’s elegant new 32oz capacity glass water bottles are a stylish addition to your dinner table, and far more environmentally friendly than plastic bottled water. The bottle’s sleek design and airtight flip-top lids arouse kids’ curiosity, offering an ideal opportunity to discuss water conservation and environmental responsibility.

If you need some help discussing water conservation with kids, here’s a few facts to get the conversation going:

  • Bottled water costs 300 times the cost of tap water.
  • A gallon of bottled water is twice as expensive as a gallon of gasoline.
  • Disposable plastic water bottles take over 1,000 years to bio-degrade.
  • US landfills contain over 2 million tone of plastic water bottles.
  • Enough plastic bottles are thrown out each year to circle the Earth four times.
  • Approximately three liters of water is used to package one liter of bottled water.
  • Bottled water is often little more than glorified tap water.
  • Bottling water reduces local groundwater resources—in some cases in impoverished nations.

On the other hand, combining glass bottles with a Pelican filtration system has definite advantages:

  • Glass is a long-lasting material, but doesn’t leach chemicals into the surrounding environment.
  • Glass can occur naturally due to volcanic activity. Plastic is entirely man-made.
  • Glass can be recycled without losing its quality or strength. Plastic cannot. All plastic bottles are made from new plastic.
  • Pelican filtration and water softening systems require no electricity and waste no water.
  • Drinking filtered tap water does not deprive drought-stricken regions of groundwater.
  • Filtered water is safer and tastier than tap water.

Dishwasher safe, Pelican’s glass bottles are just the right size for a refrigerator door compartment, allowing you to have a fresh glass of cold, filtered water on hand at all times. Their airtight seal also makes them attractive containers for storing wine, oil, and vinegar.

Priced at $15.99 for two or four for $29.99, Pelican bottles offer an economical alternative to commercial bottled water. Fill them with crisp water from your Pelican filtration system, and you’ve got the perfect accompaniment to any family dinner.

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