Kick the water bottle habit! Did you know?
- One bottle of water is sold for 1,900 times the cost of the equivalent amount of tap water.
- Bottled water most often comes from public water sources, sometimes at great expense to local resources and ecosystems.
- 80 million disposable water bottles are used in the U.S. each day and 80% do not get recycled.
- Tap water is tested numerous times a day by municipal treatment authorities. Bottled water - like other privately owned commodities - is tested sporadically by employees of the private bottler.
- The chemicals in many plastic water bottles contain toxins known to leach. These chemicals are an environmental health threat both to consumers and to people living near the sites where these chemical are manufactured.
- The energy required to produce, bottle and transport one disposable water bottle to the consumer is the equivalent of a half-bottle full of oil.
Be Part of The SOLution with SOLitude Lake Management.
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The SOLution is a company-wide program that encourages the company and all employees to strive to “create a better world” through volunteerism, community outreach, sustainability and environmental consciousness. SOLitude’s company leadership feels it is important to not only be good stewards of the environment and good corporate citizens, but also to fulfill company core values to “take action and be accountable” and to “protect and respect nature.” To participate or share a non-profit's goals for consideration in The SOLution, contact Tracy King at email@example.com.
Since 1998, SOLitude Lake Management has been committed to providing full service lake and pond management services that improve water quality, preserve natural resources, and reduce our environmental footprint. Services are available throughout the Eastern United States. Fisheries management consulting and aquatic products are available nationwide. Learn more about SOLitude Lake Management and purchase products at www.solitudelakemanagement.com.We support LIFESAVER technology and products, offering clean drinking water from any fresh water source. The LIFESAVER Bottle and other aquatic products are available at www.solitudelakemanagement.com.
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