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Plastic Water Bottles


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Plastic Water Bottles

  2. 2. 1 DID YOU KNOW?
  3. 3. Plastic Water Bottles harshly influence our Health System…
  4. 4. Permanent changes to genital tract
  5. 5. Changes in breast tissues that pre-dispose cells to hormones and carcinogens
  6. 6. Increase in the weight of Prostate
  7. 7. Signs of early puberty and longer estrous
  8. 8. Decline in testicular testosterone
  9. 9. Pre-disposition of breast cells to cancer…
  10. 10. Decreased maternal behaviour…
  11. 11. Reversed normal sex differences in brain structure & behaviour…
  12. 12. …are some of the most severe side effects to our health caused by… BISPHENOL – A which is the one of the main additives of PLASTIC WATER BOTTLES
  13. 13. 2 DID YOU KNOW?
  14. 14. Plastic Bottles affect our eco-systems, like…
  15. 15. …Environment Our environment is highly effected by the Production, Transportation, Packaging & Disposal of Plastic Bottles
  16. 16. …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 (*Aquifer is an underground layer of water-bearing permeable rocks from which groundwater extracted, easily.)
  17. 17. …in the year 2006, the Global consumption of Bottled Water was…
  18. 18. 164,000,000,000 (One Hundred & Sixty Four Billion) Liters
  19. 19. …and this simply means that it would have consumed... 164,000,000,000 nearly… 168,000,000,000 (One Hundred & Sixty Eight Billion) plastic bottles in a year
  20. 20. …from which… 90% of plastic bottles, end up as garbage…
  21. 21. …according to environmental think tank Earth Policy Institute (EPI)… 1500 plastic bottles, end up as garbage every second
  22. 22. 168,000,000,000 (One Hundred & Sixty Eight Billion) plastic bottles, means…
  23. 23. 21,000,000 (Twenty One Million) barrels of oil, was used to manufacture those Plastic Bottles
  24. 24. 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
  25. 25. …and it shows greater developments of human kind towards… GLOBAL WARMING
  26. 26. 3 DID YOU KNOW?
  27. 27. Plastic Bottles aversely affect our financial systems too!
  28. 28. …it starts from our… Pocket Research shows that An average Indian citizen spends over Rs.15000/- per annum on the Bottled Water
  29. 29. e ttl r bo - pe 5/ s.2 a nR e th m or p ay e W
  30. 30. Which is 1500 times the price of Tap Water
  31. 31. …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
  32. 32. …which is enough amount to revive any of the… SINKING ECONOMIC SYSTEMS
  34. 34. …we should join our hands…
  35. 35. and say NO  to PLASTIC BOTTLES
  36. 36. and let us make this world a A CLEANER GREENER HEALTHIER Place
  37. 37. Issued in Public Interest by