An inquisitive teen looks into plastic used in packaging. She points out the fact that bottled water is just one of thousands of food and drink products packaged in plastic. She wonders why anti-plastic activists have singled out bottled water.
According to the Beverage Marketing Corporation (BMC), the average wholesale price per gallon of domestic non-sparkling bottled water was $1.17 in 2020. As a popular retail food product, bottled water is available at many differing price points....