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  • Disposable Plastic Bottles

    The disposable, plastic water bottle has become a part of everyday life in America. It is almost impossible to not see at least one person walking around with one in hand. It is not hard to see the benefits of carrying one around. After all, they are convenient and help people have easy access to water away from a water source. Unfortunately, this innovation has become more taken for granted nowadays. Contrary to its perception before, people no longer see water bottles as a luxury or a privilege. Because of this, we, Americans, have become more wasteful with resources like plastic that could be used to manufacture more long-lasting products other than disposable, plastic water bottles. Historically, as mentioned before, water bottles, not only plastic ones, were seen as a luxury. The trend of hauling and drinking water from bottles has become progressively fashionable in modern years too. Since the beginning of human history, people have strived to come up with ways to easily access this life-sustaining liquid. During the height of the Roman Empire, aqueducts were erected to distribute water to the cities, and containers made from clay, materials of natural fibers, and animal pelts were utilised to carry water in less significant amounts. Thousands of years later, water began to be sold in glass bottles, and that soon…

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  • Plastic: The Harmful Effects Of Plastic Water Bottles

    Plastic is a convenient, strong and universally important product utilized throughout the world. However, despite plastic’s convenience and prevalence, which consumers appreciate, it is a devastating reality that the convenience of use of plastic in so many household goods comes at a very high price for our earth and the beings that live on it. With increasing amounts of plastic polluting the oceans and dangerous chemicals being emitted from plastic products, plastic is a hazard to many…

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  • Plastic Bottles Research Paper

    Plastic Bottles Are Just Big Trouble “50 billion plastic bottles are used each year in America, that’s enough to wrap around the world 190 times,” (Leithman). Even though plastic bottles are popular now, when they were first created in 1947, they were very expensive and not many people bought them. However, in 1960, high-density polyethylene was made and introduced to the public. As the demand for plastic bottles escalated, consumers produced more plastic bottles for cheap, while selling the…

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  • Plastic Water Bottles Research Paper

    Goodbye Plastic Water Bottles In the United States, Americans use 50 billion plastic bottles a year. To put that in perspective, Americans consume about 1500 plastic water bottles per second. That is way too much to be using just to use something to drink out of. The United States has some of the safest drinking water in the world, so why do we need to have bottled water that claims to be “purified” or from some springs? The answer is we don’t. In Austin, Texas we have already banned…

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  • Should States Ban Plastic Water Bottles?

    everywhere are trying to ban the sale of plastic water bottles for many different reasons. Some reasons are for health environment and more, but is the ban worth it? I believe that states should start banning plastic water bottles. My fisrt reason I think we should ban plastic water bottles,even though people are recycling, it isn’t enough for how much plastic water bottles we buy, The author, Katy Steinmetz wrote, “""[The bottles] are not being thrown away … They are being recycled." While…

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  • Research Paper On Plastic Bottles

    Research Design The Problem Plastic bottles are have been shown to be harmful in many ways. So, why do we still use them all the time? How are they harmful to us and the environment? What is a better material than plastic? Problem Statement What are the factors that are contributing to the plastic bottle problem? Variables Dependent Variable About 50 million plastic bottles are made in the US each year alone Only about 23 percent of them are recycled So about 38 billion plastic…

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  • Plastic Water Bottle Essay

    Individual Project 5 December 2017 Project: Cutting Back on Plastic Water Bottles Introduction According to the CRI (Container Recycling Institute), each day in the U.S. more than 60 million water bottles are thrown away, about 22 billion per year. The ultimate problem is the misuse of the water bottles after they are consumed. About 80% of plastics end up in landfills or incinerators, and as seen many are littered and end up on the streets or in public parks. Another main issue is the…

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  • Bottled Water Vs Tap Water Research Paper

    that living things need in their lives in order to live. Humans need at least over half a gallon a day and some strongly care what type of water they keeping their body hydrated with. There is one side that prefers tap water, then there’s the other side that favors bottled water. Out of the two tap water has almost always been the recipient of harsh criticism, but after a careful inspection , tap water is almost the same if not better than bottled water. Tap water is the better route to go…

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  • Compare And Contrast Bottled Water Vs Disposable Water Bottles

    Most tap water is more heavily tested and regulated than bottled water (Ellsbury 10, 2012). So why do we prefer it more than, just about free, tap water in our homes? Bottled water is expensive and uses more water to make than what is inside of it. It also uses about seventeen million barrels of oil to manufacture water bottles every year. This is enough oil to fuel one million cars a year (Ellsbury 10, 2012). We, as a community, need to try to cut back on using disposable water bottles, or…

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  • Why Is Tap Water Better Than Bottled Water

    7% of plastic bottles found in the landfill each year. Water itself seems harmless, but what is really in it? In all honesty, there is no real similarity between tap water and bottled water. About 25% of bottled water comes from a public supply. This water is then treated,…

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