bottled water industry

Why do we drink bottled water? For most of us, the answer would be that it tastes better, or it is safer than tap water. But, this isn’t the reality. In fact, through advertisements, this is what the manufacturers have made us believe. The reality is quite the opposite.

Because of the safe drinking act, which was introduced in 1974, almost 90% of all Americans have access to drinking water, which is safe by any standards. And as far as taste is concerned, tap water isn’t that bad. Though water is almost tasteless, but still in a blind test, where people were offered both tap water and bottled water, they preferred tap water.

Why should we stop drinking bottled water?

While there is no specific reason why we should drink bottled water, there are many reasons why we shouldn’t drink bottled water. Let’s take a look at some of them.

  1. Compared to tap water, the bottled water is 2000 times more expensive.
  2. For producing…