Is bottled water a fraud? Are some corporations simply bottling dirty tap water and selling it to us as something that is supposed to be cleaner and safer? Do the plastic bottles that bottled water comes in leech harmful chemicals and destroy the environment?
Those are just some of the disturbing questions answered in the new documentary entitled Tapped. The trailer for the documentary is posted below, and the reality is that most Americans do not know enough about bottled water to even realize how much they don’t know.
Bottled water is supposed to be clean, safe and better tasting, but the truth is that we have been scammed.
Claire Thompson’s recent post on this documentary laid out many of the issues that we are facing quite well:
“Not only is it [bottled water] a clear waste of resources (only 20 percent of plastic water bottles used in the United States are recycled, and far too many of the rest probably end up in the Pacific Garbage Patch), it’s an incredible waste of money for consumers, who pay more than the (Read More....)