Water Bottle Quantity Statistics

Most households own at least 1-2 water bottles, with an average quantity per person ranging from 2-3 bottles.

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"At least 22% of bottled water tested contained man-made chemicals,"

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"An estimate of 50 billion water bottles are consumed per year in the U.S.,"

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"1,500 plastic water bottles are consumed every second in the United States,"

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"The bottled water market globally was valued at $185.5 billion in 2019,"

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"The bottled water consumption globally is expected to reach 391.2 billion liters by 2024,"

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"Around 20% of bottled water come from municipal supplies,"

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"The U.S. used over 50 billion plastic water bottles last year,"

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"Only 23% of plastic bottles are recycled in U.S.,"

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"Making bottles to meet America's demand for bottled water uses more than 17 million barrels of oil annually, enough to fuel 1.3 million cars for a year,"

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"Worldwide, bottled water consumption reached approximately 339 billion liters in 2016,"

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"In 2016, the average American drank about 39.3 gallons of bottled water, surpassing the 38.5 gallons average for carbonated soft drinks,"

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"In a life cycle assessment of tap water versus bottled water, bottled water resulted in significantly higher environmental impact,"

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"Only 1 in 5 plastic bottles are recycled and around 2 million tons of PET plastic bottles ended up in landfills in the U.S. in 2018,"

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"A bottled water brand named 'Aqua Amore' sells an average of 40,000 bottles per month,"

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"Bottling and shipping water is the least energy-efficient method of water supply in the history,"

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"Annual consumption of plastic bottles is set to top half a trillion by 2021, far outstripping recycling efforts and jeopardizing oceans, coastlines and other environments,"

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