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Opt Out of Single Use Bottles, Keep Plastic Out of Our Ocean

According to the Container Recycling Institute, 100.7 billion plastic beverage bottles were sold in the U.S. in 2014, or 315 bottles per person. With more than 8 million tons of plastic dumped into our oceans every year, that makes reusable water bottles one of the most impactful actions any individual can take.

Embedd TapisTerrificWhat’s more, study after study has revealed that much of what is sold to the consumer is tap water put into plastic bottles, or is equivalent in quality to tap water, meaning that there is no compelling reason for humans to use this many single-use plastic bottles.

One company is bringing the message “Tap is Terrific” to the reusable container market. Faucet Face has stamped the phrase on several of its products—from water glasses with double-thick walls to BPA-free caps, and even all-metal construction choices.

The durable, metal version of their bottles stays cold (or hot) for up to 12 hours due to its vacuum insulation and double walls. It comes in both 17 and 25 ounce sizes, features a sweat proof design, and has a wide enough mouth to accommodate ice cubes. Check out these and more practical, plastic-reducing solutions at

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