Canned Water vs. Plastic Bottled Water: Why Canned Water is the More Sustainable and Long-Lasting Choice

Canned Water vs. Plastic Bottled Water: Why Canned Water is the More Sustainable and Long-Lasting Choice

When it comes to staying hydrated, many of us turn to bottled water as a convenient and portable option. But did you know that plastic bottled water has a significant impact on the environment? That's where canned water comes in as a more environmentally friendly alternative. In this post, we'll compare canned water to plastic bottled water and highlight the benefits of choosing canned water.

First of all, let's talk about the environmental impact of plastic bottled water. Plastic bottles are a major source of pollution, with millions of tons of plastic ending up in the ocean every year. Even if the bottles are recycled, the process still requires a lot of energy and resources. Additionally, the production of plastic bottles generates greenhouse gas emissions, contributing to climate change.

Now let's look at canned water. Canned water is a relatively new product, but it's gaining popularity due to its environmental benefits. Cans are infinitely recyclable, meaning they can be recycled over and over again without losing their quality. Plus, the recycling process for aluminum cans uses only 5% of the energy required to produce new cans, making it much more energy-efficient than producing new plastic bottles.

Another benefit of canned water is its longevity. Cans are designed to last for decades, so canned water can be stored for long periods of time without losing its quality or taste. This makes it a great option for emergency preparedness, camping, and outdoor activities. Plus, canned water is often more durable and less likely to leak or break than plastic bottles.

But what about the taste? Many people are concerned that canned water will have a metallic taste, but that's not the case. Cans are lined with a thin layer of food-grade polymer that prevents the water from coming into contact with the aluminum. This ensures that the water tastes just as fresh and pure as it would from a plastic bottle.

So why aren't more people choosing canned water over plastic bottled water? One reason is that canned water is still relatively new, and many people haven't heard of it yet. Another reason is that plastic bottled water is often more readily available and visible in stores and vending machines. But as more people become aware of the environmental benefits of canned water, we expect to see a shift towards this more sustainable option.

In conclusion, if you're looking for a more environmentally friendly way to stay hydrated, canned water is the way to go. It's infinitely recyclable, energy-efficient, and long-lasting, making it a great choice for both the environment and your own convenience. So the next time you're reaching for a plastic bottled water, consider canned water instead. Your planet (and your taste buds) will thank you.

Ready to make the switch to canned water? At OSAR Enterprises Inc we offer high-quality, customizable canned spring water, emergency water, and flavoured waters that are perfect for staying hydrated while reducing your environmental impact.

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