The only reason she even bothers to buy bottled
water is for the convenience of the bottle; otherwise, she said it all tastes the same.
If some bottled
water is similar in quality to tap water, why bother?
Indeed, says Stephen Kay, vice president of communications for the International Bottled
Water Association (IBWA) of Alexandria, Virginia, water cooler bottles already enjoy a 99% reclamation rate, although they can only be reused so many times before they simply wear out.
The authors were also interested in the levels of fluoride in bottled
water versus tap water.
water is comprehensively regulated as a packaged food product.
In a way, this confirms our fears about bottled
water - that in some cases it's not better than what comes out of the tap,'' said Rep.
He sees many dairy customers with bottle lines dedicated to 1-gal HDPE milk jugs, who want to expand into bottled
A widening spectrum of bottled
water types are crowding the market, including spring, mineral, purified, distilled, carbonated, oxygenated, caffeinated and vitamin-enriched, as well as flavors, such as lemon or strawberry, and specific brands aimed at children.
California is the largest bottled
water market in the United States, consuming one-quarter of all bottled
water sold in the country, Neuwirth said.
Some people in developing countries are increasingly turning to bottled
water to meet their daily needs, a red flag for some critics.