5 Shocking Ways Bottled Water is Ruining Our Planet

The Terrible Waste of Bottled Water
Everyday millions of people purchase bottled water. Most of them have little idea or regard for the vast consequences of the production of that water, the bottle its in, and the incredibly harmful environmental impacts the whole process generates. According to an enlightening article on TreeHugger.com over 50 billion plastic water bottles are bought each year, with 80% of them ending up in a landfill, despite extensive recycling efforts. In the United States alone, a truly mind-blowing 1,500 plastic water bottles are consumed every second. Yet this is only one of many answers to the question ...