Are you still buying bottled water?

For one thing, it is more expensive per volume than gasoline. It’s a great profit maker: you go to a location that may already be desperately short of water (a quarter of the world’s population lives with water stress), pump it up for a fraction of a cent per litre, put it in throw-away bottles that now everyone knows is murder, and sell it for a huge profit.

Or of course you can just put tap water in the bottle, and tell a lie on the label.

Buying these things is hugely unnecessary in countries with universal sanitation. But Katherine Martinko has shown that you can avoid bottled water even in a third-world country.

About Dr Bob Rich

I am a professional grandfather. My main motivation is to transform society to create a sustainable world in which my grandchildren and their grandchildren in perpetuity can have a life, and a life worth living. This means reversing environmental idiocy that's now threatening us with extinction, and replacing culture of greed and conflict with one of compassion and cooperation.
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