United States tap water is among the worlds safest to drink. Is it 100% free of pollutants? No, but neither is the stuff on the shelf at a 2000% to 4000% mark-up.
Over 18 million of barrels of oil are used to produce and distribute them in the US
The oil consumed in the bottle production costs alone, could fuel over 1 million US cars.
Over 80% of your “recycling” efforts end up in a land-fill or are shipped to other countries and only 2 to 4% actually get recycled into other products.
“Cancer risk among people drinking chlorinated water is 93% higher than among those whose water does not contain chlorine.”
–U.S. Council of Environmental Quality