Have you ever wondered what the annual costs are of drinking bottled water? Probably not. There is much to consider when figuring out the price. Here are five facts that most bottled water drinkers probably don’t think about before they open that cooler door at the store and grab a bottle.
Americans buy 50 billion plastic bottles of water each year
It requires 17 million barrels of oil to produce those bottles
We only recycle plastic at a rate of 23% so 38 billion bottles hit the landfill annually
The recommended 8 glasses of water a day will cost you about $50 from your tap yearly
Tyent Ionized Alkaline Water Purifiers-Doing the Dirty Work
Much has been written lately on the subject of water. Water not only covers most of the Earth, it now covers much of the news.
One would be hard pressed to pick up a newspaper or to watch television without seeing a story involving water in some capacity.
With rain, droughts, floods, pollution, mudslides, chemical spills, bans, and more, water is the trending topic these days. According to the website 247wallst.com, ten cities in California are on the brink of running out of water altogether. The effects this potential disaster will have on commerce in these cities and across the country are immeasurable.