Why I Quit Bottled Water 594 Days Ago…And You Should Too!
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I quit bottled water on January 1, 2009. Learn why I did (and why you should too) in this 5 minute Ignite Salt Lake talk.

Blog post: http://socialbutterflyguy.com/2010/08/20/why-i-quit-bottled-water-594-days-ago-and-you-should-too/

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  • 1. 99%
  • 2. I QUIT DRINKING BOTTLED WATER 594 DAYS AGO
  • 3. 4.5 MINUTES 99% HALF
  • 4. BOTTLED WATER COSTS 2,000 TIMES MORE THAN TAP WATER. Source: The Story of Bottled Water
  • 5. AMERICANS SPENT $4 BILLION ON BOTTLED WATER IN 2006
  • 6. AMERICANS BUY MORE THAN 500 MILLION BOTTLES OF WATER PER WEEK. Source: The Story of Bottled Water
  • 7. TAP WATER IS MANAGED BY THE EPA & OFTEN TESTED DOZENS OF TIMES PER DAY. BOTTLED WATER IS MANAGED BY THE FDA. 60-70% IS NOT REGULATED. Source: Global Shift
  • 8. 1/3 OF ALL BOTTLED WATER COMES FROM THE TAP! Source: Flickr (CC) – neubie Source: The Story of Bottled Water
  • 9.  
  • 10. THIS SLIDE INTENTIONALLY LEFT BLANK
  • 11. MOST WATER BOTTLES, INCLUDING NALGENE, ARE BPA-FREE. Source: Flickr (CC) – kyle.leboeuf
  • 12. www.tapitwater.com
  • 13. THE STATE OF UTAH HAS SOME OF THE BEST WATER FOR BEER BREWING IN THE NATION. Source: A Brewer from Desert Edge Brewery
  • 14. YOU CAN FUEL ONE MILLION CARS WITH AMOUNT OF OIL & ENERGY IT TAKES TO MAKE THE PLASTIC WATER BOTTLES IN THE US. Source: The Story of Bottled Water Source: Flickr (CC) – johntrainor
  • 15. 80% OF PLASTIC WATER BOTTLES END UP IN LANDFILLS. Source: The Story of Bottled Water
  • 16. 2 MILLION PLASTIC BEVERAGE BOTTLES USED IN US EVERY 5 MINUTES. Image (CC): Chris Jordan
  • 17. 99% HALF
  • 18. Thanks to @djwaldow’s #IgniteSaltLake presentation, I will no longer purchase or consume bottled water Or email to djwaldow@gmail.com
  • 19. Thanks to @djwaldow’s #IgniteSaltLake presentation, I will no longer purchase or consume bottled water Or email to djwaldow@gmail.com
  • 20. Scott Stratten’s UnBook Tour @unmarketing The State Room (here) Tuesday, October 19 th @ 5PM