The plastic material used to contain our naturally sourced bottled water found on supermarket shelves is made of PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) and is completely safe. Its constituents are all of virgin origin.
Why does bottled water vary in taste?
Naturally sourced bottled waters have different concentrations of minerals in them, depending on the geology of the land that they come from, which gives each bottled water a unique taste.
Can the plastic water bottles containing naturally sourced water leak harmful substances?
No. The plastic material used to contain our naturally sourced bottled water found on supermarket shelves is made of PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) and is of virgin origin. PET is the main packaging material used for beverages and is completely safe.
What about if a bottle remains in storage?
Like any food product, storage can affect the quality of bottled water. Bottled water should be stored in a clean cool dry place away from light, strong odours and chemicals. Bottled water producers will also provide a best before date on the bottle, which should be followed.
Can you recycle the plastic bottles?
Yes, naturally sourced waters come in PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) plastic bottles which are 100% recyclable. Glass bottles can also be recycled with the cap removed.
How do I recycle plastic bottles?
Remove the bottle’s cap, crush it flat and throw it both the bottle and the cap in the recycling bin. Almost all local authorities accept plastic bottles as part of the household collection scheme