Limiting Bottles in Seattle

SEATTLE – The King County Council has approved a measure to limit the purchase of single-serving bottled water by county agencies and offices.

Councilman Dow Constantine said Monday that producing a single one-liter plastic water bottle itself consumes three liters of water and producing the 31 million bottles of water Americans purchase annually requires 17 million gallons of oil.

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Source : Seattle Post Intelligencer (The Associated Press)

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