LETTER: Think solutions over banning bottled water

From reader Kris Witt...

Plastic bottles are one of the most serious forms of pollution worldwide.

Re: Nelson Star Aug. 26 Rec commission considers bottle ban.’

Many people are sensitive to chlorinated water and may need more water than they can easily bring from home.

A better solution: education and provision of frequent opportunities to recycle will result in ‘good intentions’ falling into the reuse/recycle stream instead of into the land fills and the water

Think solutions rather than banning a desired product. Personally I buy the bottles and reuse them as many times as possible. They are convenient when I am away from my lovely well water.

Kris Witt

Nelson

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