RiverSoapBlog

We'll be blogging about health, beauty,natural cleaning methods, natural beauty secrets and natural living.  With a focus on the environment and healthy living.

Holy Moly that's a lot of plastic bottles.

Plastic Water Bottle Facts

  • Americans spent $10.6 Billion on bottled water in 2009
  • In the US, bottled water production & transportation used 32 and 54 million barrels (respectively) of oil in 2007—enough to fuel about 1.5 million cars for a year.
  • Only about 25% of plastic bottles are actually recycled.
  • The other 75 percent end up in our landfills, lakes, streams and oceans.
  • It takes any where from 400 to 1000 years for a plastic bottle to fully biodegrade.