Americans used about 1.6 gallons of bottled water every year.
38 billion water bottles were buried in U.S. landfills each year.
Manufacturing water bottles releases 2.5 million tons of carbon dioxide every year.
Water bottle (plastic waste) kills 1.1 million marine creatures every year
Factories need 1/4 of a bottle of oil to produce a single water bottle.
We need 17 million barrels of oil to product bottled water annually. It could fuel 1.3 million cars or provide electricity for 190,000 home every year.
It costs 1800$ annually, 26 times more than a filtered pitcher, 3675 times more than tap-water
We pay high tax dollars to dispose of water bottles annually.
Water bottles were made of by some harmful chemicals such as BPA and antimony. They can lead to reproductive issues, asthma, dizziness and even a risk of breast
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1. Most of water bottles were abandoned rather than recycled.
2. Water bottles are difficult to be degraded.
3.It produces toxic byproducts after incineration, such as chlorine gas and ash containing heavy metals.
According to research, BPA can seep into food or beverages from containers which are made of BPA.
BPA may create possible health effects to baby’s brain, behaviors and prostate.
Additionally, BPA may have connection with the increased blood pressure.
Antimony in the air will influent the lung of human.
Antimony also can lead to some heart problems. It can damage the heart muscle and change the electrocardiogram (EKG) reading.
High density of antimony in the water will cause vomiting and abdominal pain.