Each piece is approx. 5cm x 5cm.
Bamboo is considered the best material for filtering tap water because of it's large number of porous cavities and huge surface area compared to wood charcoal.
Bamboo is also extremely sustainable, due to it's fast growth.
Bamboo is in abundance, grows fast without the use of fertilizer and has no need for pesticides, making it a very suitable material.
Bamboo charcoal filters absorbs and reduce the following in tap water:
These charcoal filter will be sent loose wrapped in biodegradable tissue paper.
How To Use
Use 3 – 4 pieces for a 1 litre jug of water; 6 – 8 pieces for a 2 litre jug.
Wash the charcoal filters under running water to remove excess powder (do not use detergent).
Boil for 10 minutes in a pan of water to sterilise, the. Allow to cool and dry.
Place the charcoal filters in a jug of water (charcoal may float at first but will tend to sink after a week or so of use).
Leave the water and filters to sit for 8 hours or longer for best results. What I do is leave it in the fridge overnight while I sleep or while I’m at work.
Re-sterilise once a week by repeating step 2.
Replace with new charcoal filters every 2 month approximately.