Plastic water bottle
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What’s in the plastic of your water bottle?
Approximately 30 billion bottles of bottled water are sold worldwide each year. It ranks near the top of the list of the greatest marketing scams perpetrated on the public. How is it that people were duped into paying premium prices for something that flows abundantly from the earth or at least from municipal water supplies? Is bottled water any better than tap? Who benefits, who suffers and what are the environmental consequences of this strange love affair with bottled water?

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