The Australian town of Bundanoon has raised the bar of ecological wisdom by voting to ban bottled water.
Why? A tremendous amount of resources goes into bottled water; there’s the extraction, the packaging and then the transport. In many cases, there’s the litter afterwards too.
In many countries, the health quality standards of tap water are stricter than bottled water ones.
For example, in the UK the quality of water from the tap is held to a higher standard than from the bottle.
The reason is simple; problems with the mains supply are a horror to fix, affect thousands of people and are best detected and prevented early. Bottled water is easier to deal with.
Bundanoon is a small town with less than 2,500 in population but perhaps this is the starting moving in a more popular trend.
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