Category: Eska’s (re)cycle of Life

The truth about bottled water

Mineral water. Natural spring water. Carbonated spring water. With so many different kinds of bottled water out there, it can be hard to know the best one to pick. Let’s take a closer look, so you can make the smartest and healthiest choice. Where is your water sourced? Because we believe in letting nature follow […]

Water Smarts: How To Best Use Your Bottled Water

Keep in mind that plastic is a permeable substance, which oxygen, bacteria, etc., can pass through from the air. The thinner the plastic, the less of a barrier it creates. In fact, storing bottled water in a garage or out in the hot sun can affect the taste. Health Canada recommends refrigerating small bottles of […]

Plastic Bottles: The Latest News

Most bottled water comes in bottles with the symbol #1. This is polyethylene terephthalate (PET, PETE), which is a safe plastic, containing no BPA. We use only PETE#1 and you can check by looking on the bottom of any ESKA bottles.

Differentiating What Is on the Bottled Water Market

Spring water – comes from an underground water source (not a public community supply). It should contain fewer than 500 parts per million of total dissolved solids. Mineral water – also comes from an underground source but has more than 500 parts per million of dissolved solids. This type comes in both still waters and […]

Know the Source: Read the Label

If the water is not labeled spring or mineral, it means that it is tap water with additional purification and likely a synthesized mineral package has been added. Water labeled natural spring or mineral has received an official designation. It is only awarded this certification once it passes stringent tests that prove it’s naturally free […]