Global population buys one million plastic bottles every single minute

We’re drowning in plastic bottles. You know use of plastic water bottles – and their disposal or lack thereof – is a worldwide dilemma, but new statistics released by The Guardian reveal just how staggering the issue is. Every minute humans purchase one million plastic water bottles, consuming nearly 500 billion of the bottles a year. And while it’s true many of these bottles can be recycled, it’s becoming hard for us to keep up with the sheer amount of bottles that need to be recycled – or could…

from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingInhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/global-population-buys-one-million-plastic-bottles-every-single-minute
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