Posts Tagged ‘Bottled Water’

In a large scale investigation Orb Media has revealed that more than 90% of the name brand bottled water samples they tested contained a significant amount of microplastics. An average amount of 10 plastic particles per liter were found in the 250 water bottles purchased from 9 different countries. For this measurement, each particle counted […]

Making the switch from drinking bottled water to filtered water has obvious benefits for the environment: cutting down on plastic consumption and waste reduces the amount of non-biodegradable waste that ends up in landfills and in the world’s oceans every year. By choosing to forgo bottled water altogether you also get to experience the joys […]

Bottled Water: How Much Are You Really Paying?

If you’ve read any of the blogs here at Pelican Water you’re probably aware of the negative impact bottled water has on the environment. Over 38 billion water bottles (108 times the US Population!) are thrown away (not recycled) in the United States alone every year, generating an almost unfathomable amount of non-biodegradable plastic waste. […]

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 […]