You’ve no doubt heard the story by now that bottled water is adding to the environmental threat to the world. The amount of plastic water bottles that end up in landfill sites every day is surprising and means that the vast majority are not being recycled.
The energy used to create plastic bottles, transport them to their destination, and the fact that most of the water is simply filtered faucet water are all reasons why you should buy a water filter for your personal use. Making your own “bottled” water will save you money and help support the planet.
One of the most popular brands is Brita replacement water filter cartridges. They come in various types and sizes, can be connected directly to your sink, or come as part of a water holding tank setup that you keep in your refrigerator. I personally use the brita riviera water pitcher, because I like the availability of chilled water 24/7 as this pitcher sits nicely in the refrigerator. However, all sorts works well.
Water filters will take out impurities and chlorine and leave your water tasting just as good as most bottled brands . This makes it a good choice for you and your family.