Bamboo Charcoal Drinking Filters - (14cm, Pack of 3)
Bamboo charcoal water filters are a refreshingly simple and natural way of filtering tap water. Just leave it in a jug filled with tap water and it will slowly filter out impurities such as chlorine and chloramines make your water tastier and free from typical tap water odour. A zero waste alternative to plastic water filters. The filters can be reused in many useful ways throughout your house and composted at the end of their life. Charcoal, particularly bamboo charcoal, has been the subject of university level research in Japan in recent years. Although people have known about charcoal's special properties by experience, this has gradually been backed up by science. Bamboo charcoal is considered effective at adsorbing a variety of substances such as heavy metals, pesticides, surfactants and hormone-disruptors. To keep this a waste free product, the filters are now packaged in a reusable natural cotton bag, without the cardboard instructions.
Instructions For Use: 1. Wash in running water to remove powder (do not use detergent). 2. Boil for 10 mins in a pan of water to sterilise & allow to cool and dry. 3. Place in a jug and fill with tap water (charcoal may float when new but it will tend to sink after a week or so of use). 4. Leave for 8 hours or more for best results. You can leave it in the fridge to chill if you like. It's then ready to drink. 5. Re-sterilise every 10 uses by repeating step 2. 6. Replace with new charcoal after 3 months approx.