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    • Bottled & Sold

    • The Story Behind Our Obsession with Bottled Water
    • By: Peter H. Gleick
    • Narrated by: Stephen McLaughlin
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      3 out of 5 stars 6

    Bottled & Sold shows how water went from being a free natural resource to one of the most successful commercial products of the last 100 years - and why we are poorer for it. It's a big story and water is big business. Every second of every day in the United States, a thousand people buy a plastic bottle of water, and every second of every day a thousand more throw one of those bottles away. That adds up to more than 30 billion bottles a year and tens of billions of dollars of sales. Are there legitimate reasons to buy all those bottles?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good information

    • By Jennifer Bollschweiler on 11-20-15

    Regular price: $19.95