Life starts with Water
Millions of people all over the world don't have access to clean drinking water. Contaminated water can cause a variety of illnesses, leading to death in some cases.
In many cases, contaminated water is not only a health hazard, but it's also unsafe for consumption. This means that people who rely on these sources for their drinking water are at risk of developing serious health problems.
Common sources of drinking water contaminants include:
Can we change our air quality?
The good news is, YES WE CAN! With the right technology we can help to improve the air quality around us.
There are many solutions available in the market. You just need to know how to choose the right technology for you.
Here are our top 3 key features to look out for:
2. Contamination Removal List
Keep an eye out for any contaminant removal list. As a consumer it is very helpful to know what the filter can remove.
Here is an example.
3. Independent 3rd Party Certificate
Third party certification assures safer and more reliable products. We should not be fully trusting manufacturer's self declaration.
An objective review of product safety and performance is what we are looking for, free from both the economic demands of the marketplace. It also ensures that products meet the specified requirements (relating to safety, health and the environment) to which they are being evaluated.
These are some third party certification for a good air filter
Is clean air beneficial to our health?
The health effects of air pollution are consequential. 33% of deaths comes from stroke, lung cancer and heart disease because of air pollution. We must be very wary of particles with a width of 10 microns or less, (≤ PM10). They can penetrate and be lodged deep inside our lungs.
What about PM2.5? Any particle less than PM2.5 are extremely detrimental to our health. They are so tiny that 60 or more of them make up the width of a human hair. Because they are so small, they can enter our blood stream and increase the risk of heart and respiratory diseases.