Plastic bottles are a BIG problem in more ways than one and the odds are that you’re a contributor. Being part of the problem is being part of the problem no matter how conscientious you are about recycling containers! If you could wrap your head around how BIG the problem is; you should have trouble sleeping at night! Bottled water is enough to make anybody choke!
- Out of the 50 billion bottles of water being bought each year, 80% end up in the landfill. Though recycling programs exist, most bottles don’t end up there. You may not be throwing them into the streets and streams yourself, however that neat little container that you carefully place your empty bottles in rarely goes where it’s supposed to go.
- 17 million barrels of oil are used to produce bottled water EACH YEAR. This doesn’t include the cost to transport water from…
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