More than 9 in 10 bottles of water tested in a recent study proved positive for high levels of plastic debris contamination.
Green Water Technologies has always been an advocate of the home filtration process. Now, it seems the Texas-based company has even more reasons to get the word out about water. In a recent study conducted by the State University of New York at Fredonia, researcher Dr. Sherry Mason tested 259 bottles of water from nine countries, including the United States. The testing, which included seven of the most popular brands of bottled water, revealed startling – and disturbing – results.
According to Green Water Technologies, 93 percent of the samples tested were found to contain high levels of plastic debris, known as microplastics. This includes polyethylene terephthalate and polypropylene. The vast majority – 65 percent — of the contaminated samples were not from the bottle itself but from the plastic cap.