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    kitteh9lives Female 70 & Over
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    April 18, 2011 at 1:52 pm
    Link: Delicious Natural Bottled Water - What goes into making that delicious bottle of water? Or better yet, what`s left over?
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    username3415 Male 18-29
    362 posts
    April 18, 2011 at 2:41 pm
    holy shot
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    Angilion Male 40-49
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    April 18, 2011 at 2:47 pm
    Also, the purity standards for bottled water are often lower than those for tap water.

    Bottled water is awful for the environment and a really expensive way to get water. If you don`t have access to clean tapwater then bottled water might be the least bad choice available, but otherwise it`s a very high cost for convenience.

    The least bad bottled water is just filtered tapwater anyway. That reduces the environmental cost of it a bit. Many popular brands are tapwater with one extra filtration stage.
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    HalfPintRoo Female 18-29
    2695 posts
    April 18, 2011 at 2:52 pm
    Making bottled water for times of emergencies and to get to people in need is one thing, the average american using it is absurd. Tap water is fine!!!!!!!!!!!
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    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
    10445 posts
    April 18, 2011 at 2:53 pm
    Boring! I thought we were past this bottled water thing.

    Damn, some of you out there are slow.
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    jamie76 Male 30-39
    2346 posts
    April 18, 2011 at 2:54 pm
    REUSE your bottles.

    I buy water from the Glacier machines and bought my own 5 gallon bottles and use a metal water can/bottle.

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    tn11 Male 18-29
    1587 posts
    April 18, 2011 at 2:57 pm
    I have 3 stainless steel bottles, two bottles chock full of BPA, and two of those new BPA things. Also 2 3L camlebacks. I like my water. Oh in my fridge I have 4 1.5L juice bottles that I reuse and fill with water. It makes me sad when people use disposable water bottles.
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25350 posts
    April 18, 2011 at 3:04 pm
    Nothing i didnt expect
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    Student_Law Male 30-39
    1010 posts
    April 18, 2011 at 3:07 pm
    See the documentary "Tapped". I can`t recall if it won or it was nominated, but you will find it on the Academy Awards pages.

    Some places the tapping companies have stolen nearly all the water resources. They sell the water back to the communities.

    Water, sun and air are some of the elements of the planet that connects us to nature and it`s fundamental for survival. Ethically speaking it`s insane to make ordinary h20 a merchandise. Frankly, i believe that selling water (not bubbly or flavoured water, like Ramlosa, but the pure water that requires no preparation) should be ILLEGAL in all countries. Water, like air, belongs to us all. Boycot it.
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    Barrye Male 18-29
    127 posts
    April 18, 2011 at 3:17 pm
    It isn`t about the ratio of resources, it`s about the ratio of costs. Profit is the name of the game.
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    SlothOfDoom Male 30-39
    2033 posts
    April 18, 2011 at 3:23 pm
    Save the planet. Die of dehydration.
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    a1butcher Male 40-49
    4813 posts
    April 18, 2011 at 3:51 pm
    I remember when bottled water first hit the market. Everyone was like, "WHO THE HELL WOULD BUY SOMETHING YOU CAN GET FOR FREE FROM THE TAP"
    Clever marketing and 100 billion bottles later, makes me wish I invested my money when I had the chance.
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    Asspenny Male 18-29
    1348 posts
    April 18, 2011 at 4:15 pm
    Sweet! That`s one of the guys from IT Crowd. Reynholm or something, his voice is pretty distinct. Also, yeah just drink tap.
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    davymid Male 30-39
    12155 posts
    April 18, 2011 at 4:35 pm
    Tap water into a Brita water filter, fill reused plastic bottle from Brita, hey presto. And basically free.
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    mr_c_bowler Male 18-29
    301 posts
    April 18, 2011 at 4:46 pm
    I drink from a tap 90% of the time. I only use bottles when I know I`ll be no where near a tap
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    RoboPatton Male 30-39
    2424 posts
    April 18, 2011 at 5:40 pm
    So thirsty now
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    BrimstoneOne Male 30-39
    2229 posts
    April 18, 2011 at 5:46 pm
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    SarahofBorg Female 18-29
    3564 posts
    April 18, 2011 at 6:52 pm
    So when you use a reusable vessel like a glass just how much energy goes into making that glass and cleaning it regularly? How much polluted runoff water comes from washing reusable glasses?
    You can`t win, EVERYTHING you ever do destroys the environment.
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    DingDingDong Male 30-39
    1511 posts
    April 18, 2011 at 7:40 pm
    I refill my plastic water bottles with tap water. Problem solved.
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    HumboldtPie Male 18-29
    311 posts
    April 18, 2011 at 8:16 pm
    Just switch over to unicorn blood, completely renewable and no waste
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    BRKNVLTR Male 40-49
    377 posts
    April 18, 2011 at 8:32 pm
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    smigbaafm Male 18-29
    648 posts
    April 18, 2011 at 8:50 pm
    That man should do the voice-over for everything.
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    premierwondr Male 18-29
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    April 18, 2011 at 9:42 pm

    Not if we could make everything cleaner. Fully biodegradable bottles would be a good step forward. Fully biodegradable soap for washing reusable glasses would be a plus too.
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    Crucible Male 18-29
    1817 posts
    April 18, 2011 at 9:45 pm
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    Liquidglass Male 18-29
    1111 posts
    April 18, 2011 at 10:12 pm

    With all due respect I would like to know your theory on how to produce biodegradable items that are supposed to be used in unison with water before they are meant to biodegrade.

    Now I don`t know everything about the technology but from what I do no, isn`t water used as a main solvent in biodegradable items which means it would deteriorate at a faster rate. And guessing how hard it would be to make, it would in fact use more oil and energy to produce a greater quantity of the biodegradable items as a result of their more rapid deterioration.
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    ScottSerious Male 18-29
    5316 posts
    April 18, 2011 at 10:38 pm
    and that`s why seafood is gross
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    phoneybone Male 18-29
    1744 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 12:06 am
    the plastic that fills up our landfill for "millenia to come" will eventually be mined themselves for future plastic...once we run out of oil i mean
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    emmettyville Female 40-49
    4340 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 12:10 am
    yup. thats about the state of it.
    i am so lucky, the water i drink, falls out of the sky, and is stored in a tank, then i get it out of the tap.
    And, the sky that it falls from is clear and blue and non polluted.
    And, if i want to take some water somewhere, i get it out of the tap, and fill a bottle and take it with me.
    I am so blessed...
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    slayer50515 Male 18-29
    988 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 4:07 am
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    Ogen Male 18-29
    442 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 4:14 am
    Bottled water is maybe the worst idea since ideas were thought of.
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    surfmonkey99 Male 18-29
    8 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 6:28 am
    hungry beast is such a great program
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    McGovinator Male 18-29
    25 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 7:19 am
    Please I switched over to drinking the blood of the babies of endangered species long ago!!
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    lololeela Female 30-39
    327 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 3:14 pm
    My city has some of the best tap water in the country and I drink it straight out of the tap. Even if it wasn`t, I would still avoid bottled water. I`d invest in a water cooler. At least the bottles get reused.
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    poisoncandy Male 18-29
    67 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 3:23 pm
    and we complain about all the oil being gone
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    thehitcher Male 18-29
    237 posts
    April 19, 2011 at 8:39 pm
    did anyone get a blast in their head that said SUNDAY SUNDAY SUNDAY?!
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    Andicicle Male 18-29
    503 posts
    April 21, 2011 at 1:00 am
    wow.... substance.... who knew ya had it in ya?

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