There has been a quiet storm rising.
Bottle water – it ain’t as good as it is crack up to be.
Billions of bottle are sold each year in the US alone. It is really BIG business now.
So isn’t bottle water SUPPOSED to be better? Not necessarily. In Houston, well, almost anything’s better than tap water. But that isn’t true across the country.
Inside these bottles has been found bacteria, chemicals and acidity. Plus the ecological burden of billions of plastic bottle pilling up in landfills have already caused one backlash. The mayor of San Francisco was so fed up with the problem that he BANNED the sale of bottled water in municiple buildings.
He’s also aware that the landfills cannot dispose of them. They take over 1000 years to biodegrade and leach toxic chemicals into the ground water LONG before they degrade. More TOXINS in your ground water…that’s just not something we need more of.
Why ELSE should you be concerned?
Well, here’s a little video from Penn and Teller that gets to the crux of the matter.