Bottled Water over Tap Water Brandon Bennett Bryant & Stratton College English 101 Dr. Adamski November 21, 2012 Bottled Water Bottled water is better than tap water. There are many people that buy bottled water over tap water; the reason for this is because it is very fresh and thirst quenching, and last but not least convenient. Bottled water faces a lot of negativity, but there is a positive side to all the negative allegations. Bottled water has become a prime feature health wise and also for sports in America and all over the world, bottled water is a great choice over the basic tap water. There are many Americans that love to drink bottled water whether they are athletes or normal everyday people.
Tap Water”) One reason might be the fancy packaging. Another might include how convenient it is to grab a bottle on the way. Some people think bottled water is healthier and tastes better than tap water. Therefore I agree that bottled water is much better than tap water, because it is a great way to stay hydrated without the calories. Some people claim that using bottled water is severely damaging the environment due to recycling issues.
However, durable and very slow to degrade, plastic materials that are used in the production of so many products all, ultimately, become waste” (Lytle, Claire. plastic-pollution.org). The more production of bottles for water are leading to more being sold, especially in colleges, which eventually causes more pollution. The pollution is harming the environment and having such a damaged environment can cause problems for human beings. Colleges sell an enormous amount of bottled water.
The use of bottled water is a controversial topic. Some people claim that bottled water is convenient and healthiest while others, however, believe that it is waste money and bad for the environment. Although both sides of the issue have merit, bottled water is not beneficial because of its impact on the environment, finances and health. Bottled water is harmful to the environment. All the containers including water bottles are made from natural gas and petroleum.
Statement of specific purpose: Why buy bottled water? Preview of main points: Bottled water is healthy water. In reality bottled water is just water (40 % of the bottled water in the US is filtered water). However that fact is not stopping people from buying a lot of it. Here are some reasons to stop the bottled water habit.
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c. Now, just to be clear, I’m not totally against playing beer pong. All you need to do to protect yourself from bacteria on beer pong cups is pour the beer from the cup in play to your own clean, personal cup. I understand this may be difficult for some of you, but they have yet to come up with an easier solution. II. Another common argument is that dunking a ball in water cleans it off.
How safe are these products and how valid are the claims made by these companies? The primary problem that most people do not realize is that being fit and slim is not the same as being healthy. Having a healthy body and maintaining a healthy lifestyle is by far the most essential aim one should have when trying to lose weight and get fit. Taking these products or following some miracle diet may sometimes allow one to lose many pounds in little time but carry bad consequences on the body including malnutrition and sometimes fatal side effects as seen with products such as ephedra. People seek these ways due to their lack of patience and control of one self.
In the words of mahondas ghandi “There is a sufficiency in the world for man's need but not for man's greed.” If we continue to consume bottled water at the rate we are now, 20 years from now we may not have any water left for the need of mankind. Not only is the bottled water business draining our earth's most precious natural resource, but its waste is one of the leading causes in pollution in our society today. I first became interested in bottled water when a friend once told me that dasani is simply NY tap water. Naturally I didn't believe him because I didn't think they would be allowed to do that. Take a municipal's source of public water, pump it, and resell it?
So many have turned to this that it’s starting to become a problem. They are not getting enough sun to make the vitamin D their bodies needs to function; I agree that they need to protect themselves but they don’t need to stay out of the sun for good. To start off in your seek for safety, ask the tanning salon what kind of tanning beds they provide and what kind of rays they give off. Many tanning salons have changed their tanning beds to give off UVA rays instead of UVB ray. The Tanning-Advisor a prominent Internet source states that, “UVB rays are more harmful than UVA rays.