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    unaware of what is actually in their tap water in our homes. Most people are only informed by the news when there are outbreaks in our water supply resembling to e coli and deadly water amoebas. This usually tends to cause a scare and most people would think to solve this problem would be to start drinking bottled instead of tap water, but what do we even know about bottle water. Is bottled water better for us? There have been a lot of speculations of tap water being bad for us especially when…

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    Bottled Water Vs Tap Water

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    sixty million water bottles a day, and for every five water bottles consumed, one is recycled. The length of time for plastic water bottles to decompose is between four hundred and one thousand years. People may choose to drink bottled water over tap water with the misconception that it is the cleaner, tastier, or even a healthier choice. The rate at which people are consuming bottled water is causing landfills to be filled with approximately seventy-five percent of the plastic water bottles…

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    The ever popular water bottle barely existed half a century ago in the United States. Although there were high end imports that people could buy, they were more of a fashion statement rather than the necessity as we see it today. Most Americans saw and used water from the tap on a daily basis because it was all they had ever known, until the simple water bottle boomed into an everyday resource. Starting with huge sales in the 1990’s, the water bottle industry, worth over $22 Billion dollars, has…

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    Banning Bottled Water

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    73% of the growth in bottled water consumption has come from people switching from carbonated soft drinks. That’s the equivalent of avoiding an additional 280 calories per person, per week” (International Bottled Water Association). Nearly everyone drinks bottled water at school, so if it gets banned, then less people will drink water. Some people aren’t comfortable drinking out of the school fountains, so if they forget their water bottle, then they will be left without water for the rest of…

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    Drinking Bottled Water

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    Bottled water is one of products popularly consumed for the previous few decades. Because of the marketing of bottled water, people prefer to drink bottled water rather than tap water. Research has shown the fact that bottled water may not be as safe as the water provided by local utilities. So, why do people choose to drink bottled water and is bottled water as pure as advertised? There are also concerns about the effects of bottled-water on human health and the natural environment, due to the…

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    Bottled Water

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    Drinking water is essential to any lifestyle; a substance that humans cannot live a healthy life without. The water bottle business is an 11-billion-dollar industry, one needs to question why it is such a successful industry when one can drink similar water in the comfort of their own home. As best told by Charles Fishman, author of the Big Thirst, “the ownership and control of water is invisible” (Fishman 8). My relationship with water hasn’t always been a positive one, there was always a…

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    Bottled Water Is A Life Saver “In 2004, Americans, on average, drank 24 gallons of bottled water per person, making it second only to soft drinks in popularity”(Standage par.4). Bottled water, like many other things, has its advantages as well as its disadvantages. There have been many disputes over the controversial topic of whether the benefits of bottled water outweigh the costs. Bottled water has become very expensive in more than just one way. “Globally, bottled water is a staggering $46…

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    Water Bottle Essay "More than 1.1 billion people lack access to safe drinking water" (Victoria Mauleon). Many of these people are living in developing countries now using bottled water. About half of all Americans drink bottled water regularly, and this number is steadily rising. Tap water is better than bottled water in many ways for example, it's better for the environment, cheaper, and safer to drink. Tap water is a better source because of its cost. Tap water costs $.004. On average…

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    Water is necessary for life, and clean drinking water is essential. Many people believe that bottled water is better for you than tap water. I think that tap water is better because bottled water is bad for the environment, it is less economical, and the toxins used in plastic water bottles are dangerous for our health. To begin with, tap water is better than bottled water because it is safer for the environment. When somebody drinks a glass of water and they use tap water they would usually…

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    What´s Bottled Water?

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    Anything that is alive needs water to stay alive, But if the water isn’t filtered correctly it can do more harm than good. Bottled water has a “healthy” image but it is more expensive than Tap water. Tap water is delivered through a system in the pipes to people’s homes and buildings. Tap water is cheaper than mineral or bottled water. Bottled water can be purchased from the store but at a higher cost than tap water. Water is needed in our lives but it needs to be filtered correctly.“Americans…

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