In the early 2000s, plastic water bottles became a target for people with environmental concerns. From 2000 to 2010, the annual bottled water usage of an individual in the United States rose from 16.7 to 28.3 gallons per year (Koch & Marohn, 2011). The initial problem was the waste generated by one-time-use plastic bottles and their dependence on petrochemicals as a main ingredient. Advocates against bottled water argued that it was essentially the same as tap water and in many cases tap water is actually a healthier alternative than bottled water while also being much cheaper (“True,” 2010). One of the lead organizations for the bottled water issue was Ban The Bottle. This group advocates drinking water but utilizing ...
Sigg and BPA
Sigg and bpa