The Environmental Cost of Bottled Water

It takes 3x the amount of water in a bottle to produce one bottle of water.

5kg of CO₂ is produced for every kg of PET plastic.

1/4 bottle full of oil is used to fill, transport, coat, and dispose of just one bottle.

  • Cost if water itself: <0.001%
  • Production: 10%
  • Packaging: 5%
  • Sales & Marketing: 20%
  • Distribution: 20%
  • Retailer mark up: 30%

    The environmental cost of bottled water