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Don’t get surprised by thirst

Do you buy drinks all day long? Carrying your own water bottle will eliminate unnecessary drink purchases and save the environment.

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Savings: You can save money by filling your bottle with tap water instead of buying a new drink. For example, switching from soda bottles to a refillable water bottle on work days will save about 1,000 euros a year.

Remember this: Using the same bottle several times may seem unhygienic to you. However, there are many machine-washable glass and metal bottles on the market now.

Reducing your carbon footprint: Filling the same water bottle ten times reduces your carbon footprint slightly. The savings come because you don’t buy a new PET (polyethylene terephthalate) bottle each time you need to quench your thirst.

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