10 Best Reusable Water Bottles to Stay Hydrated This Summer

We know that plastic water bottles are bad, right? We use them once and then get rid of them — hopefully by recycling, but not always. Unfortunately, it takes a ton of water to even produce a plastic water bottle, and despite our best intentions, they often end up in our environment anyway, refusing to decompose, polluting our water and making life hard for animals and potentially people. According to a Frontiers in Chemistry study, about 93 percent of bottled water contains microplastics (small pieces of plastic debris less than five millimeters in size). And while scientists don’t yet know the long-term impact this can have on humans, drinking plastic is definitely something I will be trying to avoid at all costs.

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