bottled water is expensive
I am quite cheap and spending a dollar or more or even $4 in airports for bottled water is just absurd to me! Water from the sink and water fountains is so much cheaper that the amount of water you drink from those sources is practically free! Also, airport trick, empty a reusable water bottle prior to going to the airport and fill it up once you are through security.
bottled water tastes gross
I’ve heard many people say that tap water tastes gross and in some places, yes, I agree. Where I live though, the tap water tastes fine. If I get water from my fridge it is also filtered. For some reason bottled water just has a distinct weird flavor to.
bottled water takes up so much space
I’ve seen people with their shopping carts in the stores with stack upon stack of bottled water and I wonder where they store it all. Even with two fridges I still don’t know where I would store much water.
bottled water fills creates too much waste
Ok, yes, these bottles are recyclable but they still take up a ton of space. We are each supposed to drink 8 – 8oz cups of water per day. What is this? about 6 water bottles per person on average? In a house of 4, this would be one entire case of water each day or 7 cases each week. Imagine the recycling bin full of seven cases of empty water bottles. There wouldn’t be room for anything else.
bottled water is not more convenient
I take a water bottle with me everywhere I go. Literally everywhere. Before I go to bed at night I fill the water bottle and put it in the fridge (on workdays only). Then I just grab it in the morning the same way I would with a bottled water. Filling the water bottle is about as much work as opening the package, taking out a water bottle, and putting it in the fridge. Also, if I’m out and about I can just find a water fountain and fill up. Otherwise I would need to find the water in the store, bring it to the register, find the appropriate money, and complete the transaction.
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