The Truth About Plastic

Luxe Hydration is committed to help rid the planet of single use plastic water bottles due to the serious environmental and health risks they pose. Below are some staggering facts that drive our passion to provide safe, eco-friendly alternatives to keep hydrated! 

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

  • It takes 17 million barrels of oil to make one year's supply of bottled water
  • Bottling water releases 2.5 million tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere every year
  • 67 million water bottles are thrown away each day
  • Only 10 percent of plastic bottles are recycled
  • Plastic waste washes into oceans killing 1.1 million marine creatures annually 
  • 38 billion plastic water bottles end up in U.S. landfills each year
  • It can take 450 years or more for a plastic bottle to decompose
  • One reusable water bottle can save an average of 156 plastic bottles per year

HEALTH RISKS

  • Plastic bottles contain harmful chemicals like BPA and antimony that can cause reproductive issues, breast cancer, asthma and dizziness
  • Bottled water is tested for microbes and other pollutants 4x less than tap water

 

     

     

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