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Bottle Water Creating Trash Nightmare

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Bottle Water Creating Trash Nightmare

Bottle Water Creating Trash Nightmare

Bottle Water Creating Trash Nightmare

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NPR's Scott Horsley reports that thirsty consumers who used to reach for a can of soda are increasingly reaching for plastic bottles of water instead. That may be good for the body, but it's bad for the environment. In California, where landfills are filling with plastic bottles, conservation officials have started a recycling campaign. A bill before the state legislature would double the refundable deposit on plastic water bottles.