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It takes an av­er­age of 1.39 litres of wa­ter to pro­duce 1 litre of bot­tled wa­ter , as many as 50 mil­lion bar­rels of oil to pro­duce plas­tic wa­ter bot­tles each year, and as long as 450 years for a sin­gle plas­tic bot­tle to biode­grade. Ex­perts have also ar­gued that buy­ing bot­tled wa­ter is 2,000 times more ex­pen­sive than drink­ing it straight from the tap. Do your bit to re­duce plas­tic mis-use;

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