Facts you could do without
But they make some interesting points. My thanks to Aqua Maestro in the United States and my eldest daughter in Britain.
• Americans now recycle over 1 million single-serve PET water bottles every hour.
• More than 150 US colleges use graduation gowns and caps made from recycled PET.
• The average weight of a 50cl PET water bottle in the United States has halved since 2000 to under 10 grams.
• A pop up bar in London last month handed out free mineral water, while displaying 10 regional varieties of sea water with messages to highlight the dangers of swimming in the sea. An average 22 people are rescued by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution every day.
• 4 members of the Zenith team successfully completed the Royal National Lifeboat Institution’s H2Only challenge, raising hundreds of pounds in the process. For 10 days, the only drink they were allowed to consume was water.