30 Sep '11, 3am

Tap Water Is Cleaner Than Bottled Water (And Other Shocking Facts) | Care2 Causes

Tap Water Is Cleaner Than Bottled Water (And Other Shocking Facts) | Care2 Causes

Today, as I stood in line at the grocery store, watching the woman in front of me haul a huge case of bottled water up to the conveyor belt, I felt that familiar twinge…a combination of frustration and confusion. All I could think about was those 24 unnecessary bottles ending up in the landfill. And the unnecessary oil it took to make the bottles. And the unnecessary mess that was made while extracting the oil. “Why, why, WHY?” I wondered. Why would you pay for bottled water every week when perfectly good water flows out of every faucet in your house?! And then it dawned on me. The answer was right there on the packaging. “Purified water.” One of the biggest reasons people buy and drink bottled water is because they think it’s cleaner than tap water . But 40 percent of all bottled water in the U.S. is actually taken from municipal water sources. Bottled water companies are...

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