Q and A: What to add to scarf to filter contaminants

Question: Hi, what do you recommend from your site for making a pad for inside of my scarf to filter contaminants voc’s etc. severe chemical sensitivities. thank you. Answer: You can use any of the carbon fabrics here:  The knit which people have used in silk scarves is really soft and pliable, but it also […]

Q and A and Info: Queries regarding filtration of water (CURE)

Question & info: Dear Sir, I am I am a project engineer in Cure India working as a Project Engineer in CURE India. CURE India is an NGO working towards making the lives of the urban poor better by providing and facilitating them with better basic infrastructure like water, sanitation, sewage systems, solid waste management. We […]

Q and A: Using spent charcoal on your garden or grass

Charcoal question answered. Q: Hi Kimberly, I had a quick question on disposal of my used activated charcoal from my air purifier: Can I use the used granules in my garden or lawn? Would that provide any benefit or would it be a detriment to growth? I ask because I don’t know if used carbon […]

Question: Charcoal filters and DIY Filter

Charcoal question answered. Q: Dear Sir or Madam, First of all, thank you for such a fantastically informative website all about charcoal! 1) I have a table top water distiller and I need to purchase little tea bag size charcoal filters. Do you sell these kinds of things? 2) Can a person make their own […]