You may invest in bottled water thinking you’ll have cleaner, better tasting water. However, bottled water often comes from a natural spring and doesn’t always have a filtration system or testing. Filtering your water from your faucet not only reduces the bacteria levels in your water, it also lowers the amount of plastic bottles in landfills. A recent study from February of 2015 shows that we dump about 8.8 million metric tons of plastic waste into the ocean annually.
Aside from the amount of plastic we dump in the ocean, Bottling companies can cause harm to the environment by taking large amounts of water from a natural source. Continue reading →