And studies show that washing out glass bottles actually consumes more energy and resources than making a plastic bottle each time.
Glass also weighs more which means more fuel burned during transport. Glass also has a habit of breaking. Plastic is much better and can be recycled just like glass.
I've heard that one - wonder if that also includes the other end - from collecting on - and
Americans use four million plastic bottles every hour, but only one quarter of them will be recycled. ..and
A plastic bottle will take 700 years before it will even start to decompose....
AND, there's the not very surprising news now that dangerous chemicals in the plastic bottles leach into the liquids...
I will continue to buy glass