Jul 24, 2013

Why Ditch the Plastic Water Bottle?
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There are many reasons to switch to filtered tap water including some scary health reasons!

Save Money: You can save a lot of money not drinking bottled water! Even if you are buying it on sale or with coupons.

“Last year, we spent more on Poland Spring, Fiji Water, Evian, Aquafina, and Dasani than we spent on iPods or movie tickets–$15 billion. It will be $16 billion this year.” Fast Company.com

Environmental Reasons: Bottled water produces up to 1.5 million tons of plastic waste per year. According to Food and Water Watch, that plastic requires up to 47 million gallons of oil per year to produce!

Health Concerns: Drinking water from a plastic water bottle can pose serious health risks to you and your family according to many studies. From the BPA and Phthalates  in the plastic bottle to other contaminates you are far better off just drinking filtered water from your tap!

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Kari Cullen

Kari Cullen is a blogger, content curator, and author. She is the founder of Esavingsblog, a blog to help readers learn how to save money, get deals and live frugally. Her eBook "Saving Your Way to a Better Life", is available on Amazon now and provides essential information to help readers save money.

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Kari Cullen is a blogger, content curator, and author. She is the founder of Esavingsblog, a blog to help readers learn how to save money, get deals and live frugally. Her eBook "Saving Your Way to a Better Life", is available on Amazon now and provides essential information to help readers save money.

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