If you are teetering on the edge of whether or not to give up your beloved bottled water hopefully this paper will change help you make your decision.
A few excerpts from the paper:
The truth is that bottled water has become a necessity in the 21st century; it reflects the cultural love affair with disposability and the country’s reliance on oil.
...a 20 ounce reusable bottle could be refilled once a day for twelve years and nine months before the cost of tap water equals $1.79 and six years four months before the cost equals 89¢.
Bottled water companies market their bottles with green names like PlantBottle®, Eco-Fina Bottle™, and ReBorn™ Bottle...If you are interested in exploring the impact of bottled water continue to follow Spring to the Tap, consider watching the documentary Tapped, or just start with The Story of Bottled Water. Also, feel free to leave a comment below.