Quote # 1) “90% of used water bottles are not recycled”.
1. Organization- CNN
Title of Page- All about: Recycling Plastics
Date on Site- April 7th, 2008
URL Address- http://edition.cnn.com/2008/WORLD/asiapcf/04/06/eco.plastics/index.html
– This quote that I have chosen is supported in this CNN article because as you read you will find that it states, “Plastic bottles meanwhile are among the most readily recycled plastic products of all, yet in some countries, as much as 90 percent of water bottles end up in landfills”. This quote in the article clearly states that as much as 90% of plastic water bottles end up not recycled just like the quote in flow.
2. Organization- Treehugger
Title of Page- A World of Reasons to Ditch Bottled Water
Date on Site- July 9th, 2007
URL Address- http://www.treehugger.com/files/2007/07/reasons_to_ditch_bottled_water.php
– This quote is supported in this article also because it states, “Nearly 90 percent of water bottles are not recycled and wind up in landfills where it takes thousands of years for the plastic to decompose”. This quote from the article also matches up with the quote from Flow very well.
3. Organization- Instructables
Title of Page- Home Carbonation System… Cheap, Healthy and Green
Specific Purpose: To persuade the audience to stop using plastic bottles because of the health concerns and its harmful effects on the environment. Introduction: How many people know that in the Pacific Ocean there’s a huge island consisting of plastic bags, bottles, and even toys that’s estimated to be twice the size of Texas? For those you didn’t know now you do, environmentalists refer to this ...
Date on Site- NA
URL Address- http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Soda-Water-%26-Home-Carbonation—Pays-For-Itsel/
– Although the quote in Flow was supported in this site, I believe that this web site that I got this data from was unreliable and had not valid facts. The reason why I think this is because the purpose of the article was not about water quality and water pollution, but it was about how to make a home carbonation system.