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Why we should stop drinking bottled water

Thursday 22 February 2018 | Published in Environment

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Why we should stop drinking bottled water
Te Ipukarea Society project offi cers Liam Kokaua and Alanna Smith with their reusable water bottles. 18022102

It is estimated that one million plastic bottles are purchased around the world every minute. Less than half will ever make it to a recycling centre – and those that do can only be recycled once, as compared to glass which can be recycled over and over again.

It is estimated that one million plastic bottles are purchased around the world every minute. Less than half will ever make it to a recycling centre – and those that do can only be recycled once, as compared to glass which can be recycled over and over again.


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