Should Bottled Water Be Banned?

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The conversations about why bottled water is bad has become a great argument. Why is bottled water suddenly being attacked? Bottled water is being attacked due to the effects bottles have on wildlife. Water bottles are also being attacked because of the toxins the bottles emit into the water that can be harmful to humans. Bottled water is also being attacked due to the outrageous price of water bottles. Each of these problems are often overlooked and not worried about. Though each problem can cause great disaster to the environment and human health. These are all very bad effects from bottled water. Many people don’t see these impacts or know what these impacts actually cause. Each of these effects play great roles in destroying the lives…show more content…
One of the biggest reasons people want to keep bottled water is banning it would be two sided. “But I don’t understand how campuses can ban the sale of bottled water while continuing to sell Coke, Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Vitamin Water, and Red Bull”(Fisherman). People who want to keep bottled water think that if bottled water is banned but bottled soft drinks would give off the idea that people should start drinking soft drinks which are worse for consumption. Banning bottled water would not give off that idea. By banning bottled water people would be more likely to fill up their own bottles, thus they would be saving themselves money. Also if bottled water was banned then toxins would not be leaked into the water that they would be drinking. Finally banning bottled water would help to save the lives of wildlife and fish. People believe bottles will not hurt animals or fish but bottles do cause great damage to the environment and damage the ecosystem more than thought to have. Fish lose their kelp habitats to bottles that take oxygen out of the water that kelp and fish need to survive. Animals die due to suffocation from eating plastic water bottles and getting them stuck on there

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