If you are looking for a product that is truly environmentally friendly, you might want to consider a home water purifier. If you already have one, you still need to read this article. Some of them are not really friendly products.
A Maintenance-Free Cleaning Tool
Recently, a company released a maintenance-free cleaning tool. A more accurate term might be disposable. For those of us who are looking for a friendly product, something that ends up in a landfill after six weeks of use is not what we want.
Most purifiers are friendly products because people who use them buy less bottled water, which reduces the number of plastic bottles in the landfill and helps protect one of our most valuable natural resources; freshwater.
Our freshwater supply is unlimited, though it seems that way because the planet is mostly water. The problem is a large portion of saltwater, which cannot be used for drinking or watering plants, without removing sodium. Many coastal areas have seen saltwater intrusion into what is, in recent decades, freshwater.
Some cleaners, as mentioned above are not environmentally friendly products, but not just disposable ones. This type of jug seems cheap to many, at first. They look like a good alternative to buying bottles. But, the filter in the pitcher must be replaced too often. Most of them are good for only 50 gallons, which will last an average for a family of fewer than six weeks.
The Truly Environmentally Friendly Must Produce A Little Waste
Again, there are too many items in the landfill. Products that are truly environmentally friendly must produce a little waste. Better home purifiers have filters that last for around six months. Filters are small enough so they don’t cause guilt when they get into the trash and you will know that … READ MORE