Harmful Effects Of Bottled Water

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Bottled water aren’t doing anything good for you or the environment, here we have presented a few serious reasons of why we should avoid bottled water and methods of how to stay away from it. Stay Healthy, Stay Hydrated and always say no to bottled water & Plastics.

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Harmful Effects Of Bottled Water

  1. 1. HARMFUL EFFECTS OF BOTTLED WATER
  2. 2. We live in a world of plastics & we are so much depended on it, as its usage applies from home, industries, personal, medical needs and bottled water is just one among them that’s made our fast phased life much easier. The primary reason- why people choose bottled water are because its readily available and we think it is somehow safer or better than tap water. But in reality, we pay a huge toll on our lives for using it.
  3. 3. Health Hazard Upon The Usage Of Plastic Bottles Plastic tends to disintegrate day by day and higher temperature speeds up its reaction, causing toxic chemicals to release into our food & water. Studies reveal that Chemicals like: BPA & Phthalates are linked with many health issues like hormonal imbalance, obesity, cancers etc.
  4. 4. Bottled Water Means Junk Bottled water produces up to 1.5 million tons of plastic waste every year. Over 80% of plastic bottles are simply discarded which then ends up on seas and Oceans. This possess a great risk to marine life, killing birds and fish which mistake our garbage for food.
  5. 5. Plastic bottled water are expensive Ever wondered how much we spend on bottled water ? An average person spends: 100$ a year on bottled water, which could be easily avoided, if we had a thought about it. It is not the water itself you are paying for, but the cost of bottling, packing, tra nsporting, and even marketing that drives its price up.
  6. 6. Bottled water is terrible for Nature Around 75 percent of the empty plastic bottles end up in our landfills, lakes, streams and seas, where they might never completely decompose. Recycling bottles is a better option than throwing them in the garbage; however, recycling is energy intensive as well.
  7. 7. Water Bottle Manufacturing The production of bottles requires tremendous amount of energy & resources. It requires over 17 million barrels of oil excluding transportation and produces an excess of 2.5 million tons of carbon dioxide. And for manufacturing every 1 liter of bottled water 3 liter of water is required.
  8. 8. How to minimize the usage of plastic bottles? Plan your routine in advance and pack you water bottle with purified water made from home. Stainless Steel or Glass water bottles are a great alternative to plastic bottles. For people who are always on the move, it’s always better to carry along Portable Water Purifiers. Always hesitate upon the 3 facts before you think about leaving your water bottle at home: Cost, Health & Nature. If you really care for nature please avoid plastics at the most, and buy only on the most unavoidable cases.
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