Beverage companies have made a lot of money on marketing clean bottled water on the idea that it is from natural and pure sources, that is why it is a lot safer compared to regular, tap water. Marketing campaigns from these companies have been very successful in making the public suspicious of the liquid coming from their faucet, that sales skyrocketed at least 700% between 1996 to 2006.
And from 1999 to 2018, the per capita of consuming bottled liquid has increased from 17 gallons to 43 gallons. It also increases environmental degradation, human rights abuse, and landfill waste associated with bottled water manufacturing.
Not only that, but research also shows that these products are no safer than the liquid coming out of your faucets. According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, bottled liquids, like any type of water, can be expected to have some forms of contaminants, although … Read More