Bamboo charcoal water filter review
. They claim that their charcoal is ‘produced without chemical processes…is sustainable and leaves no waste’. Immediately it seemed to me like it was worth giving a go and they very kindly gave me some of their bamboo charcoal to test out. Even if those plastic water filter cartridges can be recycled, it seems infinitely preferable to be able to reuse my water filter for other purposes and then eventually dispose of it on the compost heap.
I have to admit though that I was slow to get started with the bamboo charcoal as it did seem a little more complicated than using my previous water filter. For a start you need to boil the charcoal initially and then once a week to sterilise it. Plus it takes 8 hours before the water has been filtered each time. So there is no instant water and a bit more organisation is needed.
Have you used bamboo charcoal water filters? If so I would love to hear how you got on with them in the comments below!
UPDATE – Having used the filters for a while I have now written an updated bamboo charcoal water filter review.
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