Well, Summer is over, and I’ve made it through without drinking bottled water yet again. Fifteen months ago, I began reading articles about the environmental impact of bottled water, so I decided to give it up. Similar to my decision to stop using disposable bags when shopping, giving up bottled water had been incredibly easy to do.
When I was a kid, bottled water could only be found in hotel minibars. Since then, we’ve convinced ourselves that bottled water is a necessity – this isn’t the case. Check out this post from Lighter Footstep for reasons why bottled water is baaaaaaaaad, and then head on over to Amazon.com to buy a reusable bottle. Read this article for both the pros and cons of bottled water.