Don’t do Bottled Water.
It’s generally less regulated, and dirtier, than tap water.
But if you’re going to do bottled water, take care before lapping up Fiji Water. Why?
You might be stealing water from a thirsty country, you might be paying for it to be packaged it in plastic (which might be bad for you),
and shipping halfway across the planet (bad for all of us).
You can get an undersink filter to take out fluoride, which by most reports is okay for us.
6. After FIJI Water ran an ad joking that it “wasn’t bottled in Cleveland,” the Cleveland Water Department proved that Fiji Water contained the highest levels of arsenic and other contaminants when compared to Cleveland tap water and other bottled brands(washingtonpost.com)
12. Nowhere in Fiji Water’s marketing will you find reference to the typhoid outbreaks that plague Fijians; the corporate entities that they’ve set up in tax havens like the Cayman Islands; or mention of the military junta for which Fiji Water is a major source of global recognition and legitimacy. (motherjones.com)
Fiji accuses global community of abandoning the Pacific on climate change, singles out ‘selfish’ Australia – accused the global community of abandoning Pacific island nations to “sink below the waves” instead of tackling climate change. (abc.net.au)