US plastic water bottle sales, billions

US Plastic bottled water sales, billions

plastic bottled water sales increased steadily from 2000-2006.The lion’s share of the non-carbonated sales increase from the year 2000 to 2006 comes from PET (polyethylene terephthalate) plastic water bottles. Almost 36 billion were sold in 2006—up from 30 billion sold in 2005, about 12 billion in 2000, and less than 3 billion a decade ago.