Bottle water boon or curse

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Bottle water boon or curse

  1. 1. “IMPACT OF BOTTLE WATER INDUSTRY ON THE SOCIETY & THE ENVIROMENT” Case Study Presented By: (Group 6)  Praveen kumar  Rohit Kumar Jaitley  Mohit Arora  Monika Bansal  Sulagna Dutta
  2. 2. PLASTIC WATER BOTTLESARE THEY REALLY ESSENTIAL
  3. 3. Introduction• Fastest growing sector.• Consumption increased from 17.955 billion liters in 2000 to 28.651 billion liters in 2005.• NRDC in 1999 concluded that bottled water is no safer than tap water.• According to EPI 40% of bottled water starts as tap water with only difference of added minerals that has no marked health benefits.
  4. 4. DID YOU KNOW?
  5. 5. Plastic Bottles affect our eco-systems, like…
  6. 6. …EnvironmentOur environment is highly effectedby the Production, Transportation, Packaging & Disposal of Plastic Bottles
  7. 7. …Aquifers and other water bodies Even this is affecting our aquifers and other water bodies, due to which, our ground water levels are getting decreased
  8. 8. …in the year 2006, the Global consumption of Bottled Water was… …and this simply means that it164,000,000,000 billions (liters) would have consumed nearly 168,000,000,000 (plastic bottle in a year)
  9. 9. …from which… 90% of plastic bottles, end up as garbage…
  10. 10. …according to environmental think tank Earth Policy Institute (EPI)… 1500plastic bottles, end up as garbage every second
  11. 11. 168,000,000,000(One Hundred & Sixty Eight Billion) plastic bottles, means…
  12. 12. 21,000,000 (Twenty One Million) barrels of oil, was used to manufacture those Plastic Bottles
  13. 13. It clearly suggests that, an addition of 2,65,000 tons of (Two Lac Sixty Five Thousand) CO2 was produced while manufacturing the Plastic Bottles
  14. 14. …and it shows greaterdevelopments of human kind towards…GLOBAL WARMING
  15. 15. DID YOU KNOW?
  16. 16. Plastic Bottles aversely affect our financial systems too!
  17. 17. …it starts from our…PocketResearch shows thatAn averageIndian citizen spendsover Rs.15000/-per annum on theBottled Water
  18. 18. Which is1500 timesthe price ofTap Water
  19. 19. …according to another study done by Earth Policy Institute (EPI)… nearly $100,000,000,000 (One Billion Dollars) are spent every year by the consumers WORLDWIDE, to purchase the Bottled Water
  20. 20. …which is enough amount to revive any of the…SINKINGECONOMICSYSTEMS
  21. 21. AT THE CONCLUSION
  22. 22. …we should join our hands…
  23. 23. and sayNOtoPLASTICBOTTLES
  24. 24. and let us make this world aACLEANERGREENERHEALTHIER Place

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