Some sources claim that water bottles should not be re-used due to the danger of bacteria as well as chemicals seeping into the water from the plastic, but many others claim it is safe as long as water bottles are cleaned between uses.
Early glass bottles were often reused: milk, water, beer, soft drinks,yoghurt etc.
Mason jars were developed for home canning and reused several times.
Aug 14, 2014 ... The question: If it's just filled with water, what's so bad about not washing my
water bottle? The answer: If you have a bottle that you use every ...
Sep 1, 2014 ... Q. Is it OK to reuse the bottles that bottled water comes in? Sometimes when I am
at a conference the bottled water they have is in a really ...
The bulk of the research shows that Plastic #7 (Lexan, Nalgene and other polycarbonate) bottles
do not leach bisphenol A in amounts proven to cause health concerns in humans.
This study findings were not replicated in studies of 600 mice, conducted with the design assi... More »
Plastic bottles are hugely popular these days for their convenience and
perceived purity, as portrayed by effective marketing strategies. But according to
Mar 24, 2015 ... The refillers say that washing and reusing water bottles is safe, particularly if they
are washed regularly with hot, soapy water. Many advocate ...
Nov 15, 2013 ... Is refilling your plastic water bottle actually slowly killing you?
Does reusing or freezing plastic water bottles cause them to break down into
dioxins ... The bottles are safe for one-time use only; if you must keep them longer
Most types of plastic bottles are safe to reuse at least a few times if properly
washed with hot soapy water. But recent revelations about chemicals in Lexan ...