But bottling water actually has fewer regulations than tap water does 😱. @CEH4health recently tested Starkey Spring Water (owned and sold at Whole Foods) for contaminants and found this brand contained high levels of arsenic 🤢. Link in bio for more. ⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ ⁠ ⁠
Leave your (empty! ) reusable plastic water bottle in your car as a backup bottle. If you are running errands and get thirsty, filling up the reusable plastic bottle is still way better than buying a bottled water at a corner store. Click on the link in bio to read more tips on how to safely use the plastic water bottles you already own. 👋Don't forget to post photos of your reusable water bottle and tag @becausehealth and #BHchallenge. We're reposting in our stories and will pick a winner at the end of the month for a prize.
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We’re starting off simple. Bring and use your reusable glass or stainless steel water bottle. Let’s ditch the plastic and make sure that your water is as healthy as can be for you and the planet. Plastic water bottles can leach unwanted chemicals into the water inside and yeah, we’ve seen enough depressing videos about single-use bottles polluting our oceans, so let's do this! We know it's hard to remember sometimes, so this is your extra motivation. Show us where you are taking or refilling your water bottles this week and remember to tag @because_health and #BHchallenge .

They are great, but what if you already have a reusable plastic bottle? Do you have to toss it? We've got some good news! You don't have to throw it away or relegate it to sitting at the back of the cabinet, you just have to be smart about when and how you use it. Don't let water sit in it for weeks and don't let it bake in the sun. For more tips on safely using your beloved plastic water bottle, check out our full list of tips.

You know, those random slips of paper that end up crumpled at the bottom of your bag that are really only helpful if you need to get rid of that peice of gum you've been chewing on for two hours. Well, the easiest thing you can do is just say "nope, I don't need a receipt" next time you are checking out. By not touching it, you're lowering the amount of BPA you come in contact with in a day. Yep, #BPA, that stuff that you don't want in your water bottle or canned food, is also covering receipts. Saying no to receipts, and asking brands like @Target to switch to BPA free recitps, is greatly improving your health.

We'll we've got a few.
1. It's #worldenvironmentday!
2. They look great and show your style
3. There are no standards for bottled water - yuck!
4. Bottled water is only intended to be used once
5. Most plastic bottles aren't recycled
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#becausehealth #bottledwater #waterbottle#reusablebottle #worldenvironmentday2018#personalstyle #recycle

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