Monday, June 28, 2010

I was with FF on Saturday when she bought a case of this Pure Drinking Water at Walgreen's for $2.99. She and I have already talked about this, so FF, if you're reading this, you can stop now and go back to planning your wedding. Anyway . . . the front label says that this is "Purified Drinking Water." On closer inspection, to the right of the Nutrition Facts on the back label it says, "Bottled by: Absopure Water Company, Plymouth, MI . . . Source: Municipal Water Supply, Plymouth MI. Processed by reverse osmosis and/or distillation. Micron filtered, ozonated and UV." So, the bottled water is tap water from Plymouth, Michigan that has been processed by reverse osmosis and/or distillation, micron filtered, ozonated, and UV . . . something. Listen, it was only $3.00, so it's not like FF or anyone else is paying a bunch of money for municipal water from Plymouth, Michigan, when they can get municipal water from Pittsburgh for free. But those damn plastic bottles. Ultimately, THAT'S what you're paying for. The packaging of your ozonated Plymouth water. Even of you recycle your ass off, we go through so many of those plastic bottles, and we really have nowhere to put them all. It takes oil to make the bottles, and then they rot in landfills for an eternity.

Okay, I'm done.

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