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[Water] The Story of Bottled Water (2010)

by Eco Generation | 29-11-2013 13:59 Comments 66 Comments recommendations 0 recommendations


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The Story of Bottled Water, released on March 22, 2010 (World Water Day) employs the Story of Stuff style to tell the story of manufactured demand—how you get Americans to buy more than half a billion bottles of water every week when it already flows from the tap. Over five minutes, the film explores the bottled water industrys attacks on tap water and its use of seductive, environmental-themed advertising to cover up the mountains of plastic waste it produces. The film concludes with a call to take back the tap, not only by making a personal commitment to avoid bottled water, but by supporting investments in clean, available tap water for all.

Our production partners on the bottled water film include five leading sustainability groups: Corporate Accountability International, Environmental Working Group, Food & Water Watch, Pacific Institute, and Polaris Institute.

And, for all you fact checkers out there, http://storyofstuff.org/pdfs/StoryOfB...

The Story of Bottled Water (2010)

The video is about the production of bottled water, its environmental impact and the creation of a demand for clean and safe water.

Recommended by Anthon Mark Jay Alguno Rivas

66 Comments

Ogechukwu Anierobi

  • Ogechukwu Anierobi says :
    Hahahohoho. But you know some people buy bottle water just for fashion sake. Did someone stone me?????
    Posted 11-09-2019 16:01

SANDIP PAUDEL

  • SANDIP PAUDEL says :
    Bottle water is more safe and pure, always. It doesn't make any sense.
    Posted 28-07-2019 21:08

SANDIP PAUDEL

  • SANDIP PAUDEL says :
    Manuctured demand. All producer runs after money what heck it returned to environment.
    Posted 28-07-2019 21:07

Sachin Regmi

  • Sachin Regmi says :
    Share and subscribe such good channel in youtube,
    Green Cheers from Nepal :) :)
    Posted 23-01-2019 12:37

Ogechukwu Anierobi

  • Ogechukwu Anierobi says :
    Not only bottled water, but anything plastic. Thanks for the video, lets help in making the world a safer place to live.
    Posted 22-09-2018 21:53

  • Chaei Lim says :
    Thanks for the video :) I think we should defintely reduce using bottled water
    Posted 02-06-2018 23:55

DAYITHA NAIR

  • DAYITHA NAIR says :
    Very true, we must save our Earth. We have to reduce using bottled water.
    Posted 04-04-2018 03:32

  • says :
    This is really informative video..we should stop buying bottle water rather we can use our own bottles and use water from home or taps..let's say no to mineral or bottled water.. :)
    Posted 07-02-2016 23:43

  • says :
    nice story

    Posted 21-01-2016 18:21

Prakriti Dhakal

  • says :
    bottled water is just the same as the water from our taps so why waste your energy and money to go to the supermarket or a nearby shop to buy water and you have more than enough in your homes. i will truly tell this to my friends at school who buy botled water and there are many taps that have pure and clean water .wonderful topic
    Posted 29-11-2015 20:24

  • says :
    Bottled water is tap water. So why do we waste our money buying bottled water everyday when it is free to grab a reusable bottle at home and fill it with our tap water. Its quicker than going all the way to the supermarket and it pollutes nothing. The money spent on making and getting rid of the plastic bottles can be used for something more efficient. Doesn't that make more sense?
    Posted 28-10-2015 20:57

  • says :
    very cool video
    Posted 23-10-2015 23:42

  • says :
    inspirational
    Posted 23-10-2015 23:42

  • says :
    good
    Posted 23-10-2015 23:41

  • says :
    Thanks for sharing such information.
    Posted 15-08-2015 02:17

  • says :
    great video it's very useful...
    Posted 11-01-2015 21:56

  • says :
    yesterday i watched and I knew more about plastic bottles
    Posted 01-12-2014 01:00

  • says :
    thanks for the video
    Posted 29-11-2014 05:01

  • says :
    Thank you for sharing this :)
    Posted 28-11-2014 20:11

  • says :
    this is by far one of the best videos I've ever seen! so informative and awakening!
    Posted 28-11-2014 20:11

  • says :
    I don't buy bottled water^^
    this is great video!!
    Posted 27-11-2014 20:28

  • says :
    Great video!
    Posted 27-11-2014 02:04

  • says :
    Ya, everything has 2 sides, one can be good side and the other can be a bad one
    Posted 25-11-2014 17:57

  • says :
    nice video!
    Posted 23-11-2014 18:27

  • says :
    wow great video indeed! Thumbs up!
    Posted 22-11-2014 05:22

  • says :
    Great video!
    Posted 21-11-2014 23:54

  • says :
    I absolutely agree!!!!! This video is awesome!!!!! I really liked it!!! Thank you for sharing
    Posted 19-11-2014 23:34

  • says :
    We need more videos like this to show our students
    Posted 18-11-2014 21:10

  • says :
    awesome story
    Posted 18-11-2014 21:09

  • says :
    Nice video
    Posted 18-11-2014 13:14

  • says :
    a thought-provoking video that people should rethink before purchasing and consuming bottled water
    Posted 17-11-2014 05:32

  • says :
    nice video.
    Posted 16-11-2014 16:49

  • says :
    Wonderful video!!!!! i like it so much. I will share it with my friend!!
    I rarely buy bottled water, and after seeing this video I will never buy bottled water again.
    Posted 16-11-2014 09:21

  • says :
    very educative

    Posted 16-11-2014 08:39

  • says :

    interesting and instructive article
    Posted 15-11-2014 22:13

  • says :
    as a youth, we can take some actions. just do from a little thing, right? start from ourself and you can campaign it to the others
    Posted 15-11-2014 15:28

  • says :
    nowadays people prefer to take something instantly. ya, just like a bottled water which can be brought anywhere they want and can be threw directly without leaving a bottle anymore for them. unfortunately, indeed, it will give some bad impact on environment if we just let it be on the trash
    Posted 15-11-2014 15:27

  • says :
    Great article. Bottle water is dangerous, but unfortunately due to irresponsible behaviour in some parts of the world - it still is the only source of drinking water. Any ideas on how to deal with this issue ?
    Posted 14-11-2014 04:07

  • says :
    Great article. Bottle water is dangerous, but unfortunately due to irresponsible behaviour in some parts of the world - it still is the only source of drinking water. Any ideas on how to deal with this issue ?
    Posted 14-11-2014 04:05

  • says :
    in your face bottled water.

    Posted 14-11-2014 00:25

  • says :
    Awesome video.we must stop using bottle water it is harmful.I will surely spread this information to all whom i know.All must take step towards this and tell people about this.
    Posted 21-10-2014 01:17

  • says :
    Inspirational. (:

    Posted 23-02-2014 23:19

  • says :
    Thanks for posting! :)
    Posted 18-01-2014 15:47

  • says :
    nice video.
    Posted 10-01-2014 01:18

  • says :
    cool video
    Posted 31-12-2013 00:11

  • says :
    thanks for the share
    Posted 30-12-2013 02:54

  • says :
    cool story
    Posted 30-12-2013 02:36

  • says :
    nice story
    Posted 29-12-2013 18:49

  • says :
    good video
    Posted 27-12-2013 22:18

  • says :
    good
    Posted 27-12-2013 01:53

  • says :
    @HelinCiftci thats what i was talking about ...We should stop buying bottle of water
    Posted 26-12-2013 02:33

  • says :
    nice story
    Posted 22-12-2013 20:23

  • says :
    very much informative
    Posted 22-12-2013 02:05

  • says :
    I saw this video with my school, after we all started to use the same bottle to drink water! I think this kind of videos is what teenagers need.
    Posted 20-12-2013 10:07

  • says :
    From now on I'll be more careful about what I consume!
    Posted 19-12-2013 18:57

  • says :
    bottle water should be minimumly used
    Posted 17-12-2013 19:33

  • says :
    Thank you for sharing this.
    Posted 16-12-2013 15:09

  • says :
    nice informative vedio we should use clean hygenic tap water rather than bottle water
    Posted 15-12-2013 00:12

  • says :
    bottle water is very injurious to health.
    Posted 13-12-2013 23:49

  • says :
    All people should know it. I like the video
    Posted 13-12-2013 04:33

  • says :
    This is the best video that i have ever whacthed for so long...Me and my friedns decided to ''water bottle boycott''.Also as eveybody knows bottle water is not healhy bisede its taste.So lets not buy a bottle water guys.
    Posted 12-12-2013 20:19

  • says :
    we should never polluter our resources that is unpriceable

    Posted 05-12-2013 18:04

  • says :
    bottled water can cause cancer and the bottles pollute the earth. i say, people should start using reusable bottles more often than they are now. it would save time, money and our environment.

    Posted 04-12-2013 20:05

  • says :
    bottled water may be pure but the bottle pollute the land

    Posted 01-12-2013 00:54

  • says :
    I do not understand why people just buy bottled water than just get it from the tap
    Posted 30-11-2013 21:20

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