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Americans Trying to Wean Themselves Off the Bottle (Water Bottle, that is)

Plastic pollutes environment.  That’s the message of Ban the Bottle, an environmental group that is urging Americans to ditch the plastic.  Every day, Americans go through 50 million plastic water bottles.  And it takes more than 17 million barrels of oil to meet our demand for bottled water, since most plastics are derived from petroleum.  That’s enough energy, says Ban the Bottle, to fuel more than a million cars and power nearly 200,000 homes every year. ...

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