Posts Tagged ‘water bottles’

It should be no secret that we aren’t fans of bottled water here at Pelican. While there are several reasons, the main issues can be broken down into three main categories: first, sticking with bottled water can cost your family thousands of additional dollars a year; second, plastic pollution is destroying our natural environment; and […]

Plastic water bottles are not our favorite product at Pelican Water – more than 38 billion disposable water bottles are wasted each year in the United States alone. Buying disposable plastic water bottles contributes to global problems like the Pacific Garbage Patch that grows in size every day in the middle of the ocean. So […]

Why Does My Bottled Water Expire?

Water is the purest source of nourishment on the planet. You just need two parts hydrogen, one part oxygen, and a container to keep it in. Many families are surprised, then, to learn that bottled water actually has an expiration date. What happens if you ignore the “sell by” date on bottled water? How is […]

Where Does Your Bottled Water Really Come From?

Many brands of bottled water use carefully chosen names and visuals to evoke imagery of a babbling brook or crystal-clear spring deep in the untouched mountains of some faraway countryside. Believing that your bottled water came from such a pristine source can influence your experience and convince you that you’re drinking the best water available. […]

The Strangest Items Found Dumped in the Ocean

The sheer amount of waste that finds its way into the ocean each year is hard to quantify, and harder still to comprehend. To get an idea of how much human waste is damaging the vital ecosystems of the ocean look no further than Ocean Health Index compiled with data from Ocean Conservancy. Every year […]