Despite bottled water costing around 500 times as much as tap water, analysts predict we will buy more than 2 billion litres this year. Are you going to "bottle out" of your responsibility to the planet, and carry on drinking increasing quantities of bottled water?

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Despite bottled water costing around 500 times as much as tap water, analysts predict we will buy more than 2 billion litres this year. Are you going to "bottle out" of your responsibility to the planet, and carry on drinking increasing quantities of bottled water?


Report contents

Bottled water

  • Drinking more and more   
  • Isn't bottled water better for you? 
  • Some potential health risks  
  • "Purer" than thou  
  • The environmental damage 
  • The price of image 

The alternatives  

  •  How much water do we need to drink?  
  •  Tap water  
  •  Tap water and your health   
  •  Regulating the water companies  
  •  The environmental benefits of tap water  
  •  Other options  
  •  Save water! 

Where to find out more

Have you bottled it? How drinking tap water can help save you and the planet.
ISBN: 978-1-903060-41-4 - 21pp - 2006 | 4082Kb

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1 Dec 2006
Food Facts

Food Facts: A series of short reports on over a dozen different products, shows how people's shopping choices - as well as government policy - can protect the environment, enhance social justice and improve health.

ISBN: 978-1-903060-41-4 - 21pp - 2006
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