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Brita is a single, simple, affordable step that greatly reduces your ecological footprint!

Bottled drinking water is completely unnecessary. The reason bottled water exists is so that big companies like Coca-Cola, Nestle, and others can make even more money off the public than they already are. In the process, they waste energy and resources, pollute the environment in both the production of and the eventual disposal of plastic bottles, and pull the wool over the eyes of the public.

The notion that we must buy bottled water to get pure drinking water is one of the biggest hoaxes ever perpetrated on the public. First off, pure water is a human right, not a privilege. As such, our water supply is monitored by the Environmental Protection Agency and held to some pretty high standards. Yes, chemicals are used to kill dangerous germs and bacteria in the water supply, and there may be some metals present that you would prefer not to have. But all-in-all, our drinking water from taps is usable. There are no regulations on the purity of bottled water. It is often nothing more than tap water put into a bottle. A lot of times it is not anywhere near as safe and pure as tap water.

It is true that the chemicals in tap water can be harmful in the long run. For this reason, it is a good idea to treat tap water to remove the chemicals. The best way to do this, in my opinion, is with a simple, affordable filtration pitcher like Brita or Pur.

Over 10 years ago, I did in-store demonstrations for the Brita water pitcher, and I have been selling it ever since - not for money! I just promote it anytime I have the chance because I have been using the Brita pitcher that the Brita Company gave me for the demonstrations continuously for these 10+ years, and I am extremely happy with it.

A dozen advantages of using the Brita pitcher:

  1. Initial cost is very affordable - between $10 and $20
  2. The filter removes 99% of chemicals and metals from the water every single time you use it guaranteed.
  3. Filters can last for up to 3 months and are inexpensive to replace.
  4. You do not have to haul heavy bottles of water around.
  5. You do not have to store heavy bottles of water.
  6. You do not have to dispose of plastic bottles.
  7. You conserve the energy that is used in the production of throwaway plastic bottles.
  8. You save space in the landfill.
  9. You vote with your wallet by not supporting mega-corporations that are fleecing you by selling you something you just don't need and all the while attempting to gain control of world water supplies.
  10. You save a ton of money! Bottled water costs as much as or more than gasoline. Brita water costs about fifty cents a gallon, all-told.
  11. Brita water tastes excellent and improves the flavor of coffee, tea, frozen juices, and anything you cook with it.
  12. You set an example of mindfulness, resourcefulness and independence for those around you.

In my opinion, using the Brita pitcher and your own reusable water bottle is the single most effective simple change you can make to your every day life to reduce your ecological footprint. In all fairness, I think the Pur pitcher is just about the same, but I love Brita, and I will stick with it!

Copyright: SuzanneBennett; November 14, 2008

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Boycotting bottled water is the single most powerful choice an individual can make for the planet and for our independence from corporate domination. The water that comes from water fountains is drinkable. It's better to filter it, but if you can't, it certainly will not kill you to quench your thirst with it when you are out. Support your public utilities. You are already paying for them.

Carrying plastic or aluminum containers in your car is a good way to create your own contaminated water. Hot plastic leaches carcinogens and hot aluminum leaches aluminum (a possible cause of Alzheimer's Disease).

Fill a reusable stainless steel container with fresh water (and ice) for every person each and every time you leave the house. Take a cooler with you. It's a bit of trouble, but it is INCREDIBLY beneficial to you, the environment, and society.

By taking this little bit of effort to make a big difference, you are teaching your children and those around you, by example, that respect for the planet, ourselves and others is simply a matter of course in a mindful life.

(Added 5/10/11 SB)

Nestle CEO Peter Brabeck implies that the world's water will soon come under the control of corporations like his.


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