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Bottled Water

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  • 1. Main Terms Contagious Diffusion and Globalization Hierarchal Diffusion Environmental Impacts
  • 2. Contagious Diffusion andGlobalization First plastic water bottle invented in 1947. Expensive until 1960. Popular for clean taste and easytransportation. The rate of consumption quadrupled between1990 and 2005. 50 billion bottles of water are consumed perannum in the U.S. 200 billion bottles globally. 240- 10,000 times more expensive than tapwater.
  • 3. Hierarchal Diffusion MDC’s get bottled water, and developingcountries don’t. In places like Nigeria, they might not haveclean water for weeks at a time. Efforts are being made to change that. Michael Stone and Jeffrey Church. Learned that they could provide someone witha lifetime of clean water for only twenty dollars. Hit a roadblock though.
  • 4. Environmental Impacts Main environmental consequence. Production of plastic bottles requires millionsof barrels of oil per year. Transportation of bottled water to the marketreleases thousands of tonnes of carbon waste. Only 13 percent of bottles recycled end upbeing something useful. If disposed of incorrectly, plastic bottles takecenturies to decompose and if they areincinerated, harmful toxic byproducts arereleased into the atmosphere.
  • 5. Sources "Free Services for PR :: News :: Press Releases." FreeServices for PR :: News :: Press Releases. N.p., n.d.Web. 22 May 2013. <http://www.pr-inside.com/bottled-water-global-industry-guide-r688919.htm>. "Pouring Bottled-Water Profits into DevelopingCountries." Entrepreneur. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 May2013. <http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217454>. "Water Bottle Pollution Facts | NationalGeographic." Green Living on National Geographic.N.p., n.d. Web. 21 May 2013.<http://greenliving.nationalgeographic.com/water-bottle-pollution-2947.html>.
  • 6. Sources Where Citation was aProblem http://www.worldwatch.org/node/5475 http://www.aquatina.net/findafountain.html
  • 7. Sahil Ashar

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