When you buy bottled water, you’re buying it for the water, right?

The real question: Is that what you’re paying for?

Well, let's see...

Single Use Plastics

At $1 a bottle; water costs:

$4.55/Day

$31.85/Week

$1,656.20/Year

 

Tap Water

Average Tap Rates:$2/1000 Gallons

$0.001/Day

$0.007/Week

$0.37/Year

Filtered Water

$8 Filters clean 40 Gallons of Water/Ea

$.10/Day

$.70/Week

$36.50/Year

Moral of the story:

Water goes for $2/1000 Gallons. Think of that every time you pay $1-$2 for a 12oz bottle of water! It’s like paying over $10,000 for a sandwich!

Simple changes to daily habits, such as bringing a reusable bottle with you during your day, will allow you to avoid spending money on water every time you’re thirsty. Think of how much money you’ll save within a year of this!

Math for numbers:

SINGLE USE PLASTIC WATER BOTTLES

Average Water Bottle size: 12oz/16.9oz

Bottles consumed to meet Intake

12oz: 5.33/Day 16.9oz: 3.78/Day

Average 4.55 needed per day

Cost Average $1/Per Bottle

Average cost of Bottled Water $4.55/Day

$31.85/Week

$1,656.20/Year

TAP RATES

Average Tap Rates: $2/1000 Gallons

.002/Gallon

1 Gallon= 128oz

(Daily Recommended Intake) 64oz=.5 Gallon

.002/Gallon=.001/.5 Gallon

$0.001/Day

$0.007/Week

$0.365/Year

PURIFIED WATER PITCHER

Average Water Pitcher Filter Capacity- 40 Gallons

80 Days= 1 Filter

365 Days- 4.56 filters per year

$8/Filter= $36.50/Year

$0.70/ Week

$0.10/Day