The Story of Bottled Water

We know that it’s healthy to drink more water, but all of those empty plastic bottles are an environmental nightmare! Annie Leonard from The Story of Stuff is taking on the bottled water industry with her newest video, The Story of Bottled Water:

Say no to bottled water.

Fortunately, there are lots of easy ways that we can “take back the tap!” Megan found a bunch of handy water purification systems, so that even if the tap water in your area isn’t stellar, you can feel safe drinking it.

If you do tend to get thirsty on the go, it’s easy as pie to grab a reusable bottle on the way out the door. While Sigg bottles used to contain BPA, the company’s new line is BPA free. If you’re still a little wary about Sigg, you might check out REI’s selection of BPA-free bottles.

If you want to get more active, check out Care2’s pledge to protect water quality. Over at The Story of Bottled Water, they have a list of ways you can take action, too!

[VIA Boing Boing]

Image Credit: Creative Commons photo by Calliope

Written by Becky Striepe

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