I’ve got 500 Billion Problems, But A Brita Isn’t One

Let’s limit our use of plastic, and do what we can to prevent adverstiy to our health and wildlife health, caused by plastic

Inspector Planet, Earth's Superhero

By now, you know my stance on bottled water, and how ridiculous I believe the concept is.  I have never thought twice about taking a plastic bag from a grocery store, however, I refuse to throw them away; so I let them build up in my cupboard, in hopes for re-use, and then when they are coming out of the doors, I finally recycle them.  I was encouraged to  watch the documentary called “Bag it” cleverly named to make connections with the plastic bag, and the slang meaning. I have studied environmental engineering for over a decade and I was shocked by the statistics stated in this film and my follow-up research.

We go through 500 Billion single-use plastic bags a year, the US alone goes through 5 million bottled water products every 5 minutes, and the US spends 12 Billion dollars on bottled water per year! Can you imagine how much money…

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