As populations grow around the world so too does the demand for water. Globally, 700 million people in 43 countries suffer from water scarcity. Current climate change models show shifts in weather could leave half the world's population with not enough water. In areas that are already arid some 24 to 700 million people could be displaced. Clearly, we need to find a solution. … [Read more...] about Fontus Self-Filling Water Bottle Turns Air Into Drinking Water
Lounging around the neighborhood pool this summer, I am aware of how many people still choose to buy bottled water. True, it is convenient to toss a few in a cooler when heading out to the pool or beach, but there are so many better alternatives these days, so it still surprises me to see how many people still do it! The latest published statistics state that over half of all … [Read more...] about Drop the Bottle! Drink Filtered Water Instead.
On April 26, 2014, Team FiltersFast.com will embark on the 2014 Xtreme Hike for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The purpose and goal is that all hikers receive donations to help medical and technological advancements in Cystic Fibrosis research for a cure. These dedicated hikers will be hiking over 30 miles of the famed Appalachian Trail. These men and women have been … [Read more...] about 2014 Xtreme Hike for Cystic Fibrosis – Help Find the Cure
My husband has taken up backpacking as a hobby. Little did I know the extent of gear needed for such a minimalist activity! I never gave much thought to specific gear that is needed to ensure safety while out in the wilderness. Whether on an overnight trip or a longer, extended trip, having the proper gear can literally be the difference between comfort and misery or even … [Read more...] about Filtered Water… Camping and Backpacking Necessity
As any outdoor loving person will tell you, having the essential supplies on hand before embarking on your trip is a necessity. After all, the thought of being stranded in the outdoors without the proper supplies is daunting, to say the least. One of the most critical items you will need is a way to filter the harmful water that you could run across in lakes, rivers, and … [Read more...] about An Outdoor Lovers Dream: The Katadyn Endurance Pocket Microfilter