Bacteria in Water Bottles

Definitely toss – do not reuse:

Once saliva, sweat, and bacteria get inside the bottle, there's no way to completely clean or sanitize it. ALso, after extended use and rewashing, the plastic starts to break down. That's why commmercial bottled water is stamped with a two-year (or less) expiration date. Although the water doesn't really “expire”, it acquires an off taste.

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