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Water Bottle Pollution Facts

In 1976 Americans drank an average of 1.6 gallons of bottled water every year. Roughly 30 years later consumption increased to 30 gallons per person, according to the Earth Policy Institute —- despite the fact that bottled water can cost anywhere from 240 to 10,000 times more than tap water, which is brought right to your home for pennies a gallon.

A simple way to help out is buy a BPA free bottle and put a filter on your home tap. Or, use something like a Britta to fill your bottle from. You’ll save money, have cleaner water, and help the environment.

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