by Peter H. Gleick
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Examines the commercialization of bottled water, discussing how the demand has been fueled by the marketing campaigns of big business and the impact that sales have had on the environment, public policy, and global access to a natural resource.
Approximately 85 million bottles of water are consumed every day in the United States.
May 17, 2010 More than 85 million bottles of water are sold every day in the United States. Freshwater expert Peter Gleick explains what's in them — and why we drink them — in the book Bottled and Sold: The Story Behind Our Obsession with Bottled Water.
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