Bottled water ‘is immoral’

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File this under “Things I’ve Been Wrong About.”

A UK government advisor has stated that “Drinking bottled water should be made as unfashionable as smoking.”

  • a litre bottle of Evian or Volvic generates up to 600 times more CO2 than a litre of tap water
  • drinking a bottle of water has the same impact on the environment as driving a car for a kilometre


I still have a hard time with the idea of drinking tap water when the taste of chlorine is so overpowering… but they have a point.

Article in Full: The Telegraph