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For the Clean Water Seeker: Kishu

Clean water made simple with charcoal. It sounds kinda crazy, but according to Kishu makers, it’s a Japanese tradition. You simply put one hunk of this charcoal into a glass or pitcher and it will purify the water from lead, mercury, chlorine, cadmium and copper. They sustainable harvest the charcoal from holm oak trees and fire it in a kiln oven. A single piece lasts up to six months and can be composted when you are done with it.

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