Startup Company Transforms Medical Waste Into Water Filters For Those Who Need Them Most

NUFiltration Water Filter Being Used in Ecuador Disaster Relief
In a world of staggering economic inequality, the phrase "one man's trash is another man's treasure" has never rung more true. With a bit of forward planning and the right materials, all sorts of objects that appear to have reached the end of their useful life and are headed for the landfill can be re-purposed and transformed into something else. That's exactly what a new Israeli startup company called NUFiltration is doing. With a bit of entrepreneurial spirit and some water filtration know-how, NUFiltration is upcycling medical waste that was previously regarded not only as worthless but ...

Hydro Flask vs. YETI Rambler – Insulated Bottles And Tumblers Comparison

Hydro Flask vs YETI Water Bottle and Tumbler Comparison
Hydro Flask vs YETI is the kind of question to which there is no wrong answer. Both are leading insulated water bottle brands. We have written about both at length, reviewing the YETI Rambler Water Bottle, and thoroughly exploring the Hydro Flask. But these two top contenders for the crown of best insulated stainless steel bottles deserve their own comparison. Over the last few months we've been using our Hydro Flask and YETI water bottles with an even more critical eye geared towards putting this review together. Below, we've compiled our findings. Because both Hydro Flask and YETI have of...

Berkey Shower Filter Review – Filtering Chlorine And Contaminants For A Better Shower

Woman showers with Berkey Shower Filter Head
When it comes to clean water, there is more to consider than just the water that you drink. While having clean potable water for drinking and cooking is the most essential of any household's water goals, the water in the rest of your home is important as well. The water you use to shower should definitely be second on that list. Essential for your hygiene, the shower should be a place of cleansing and renewal. But do you have any idea what type of contaminants and additives might be finding their way through the shower head and onto your skin? Enter the Berkey Shower Filter. In this review,...

How Much Water Does It Take To Make Our Food? Water Consumption Infographic

How Much Water Does It Take To Make Our Food Infographic
Have you ever wondered just how much water goes into the food stuffs we eat everyday? In addition to the water you consume directly from drinking it throughout the day, all of the food you eat contains a considerable amount of water. Not only that, the process of growing your food -- no matter what it is -- takes massive amounts of water. This is something we explored here at Hydration Anywhere before in our in-depth feature Where Does All The Water Go? Analyzing World Water Usage For Clever Ways To Save. In that article, we talked about how reducing food waste is one of the major ways an...

Cheapest Hydration Packs – Best Affordable Packs Under $20

Man drinking from WACOOL Hydration Pack by the water
Equipping yourself with a hydration pack is a great way to beat the heat while hiking, running, or cycling. These simple backpacks incorporate a water bladder and drinking tube, giving you the ability to hydrate without breaking your stride. In this guide to the cheapest hydration packs, we've pushed aside some of the expensive brand names and narrowed our focus to finding the best quality we can get for $20 or less. We were pleasantly surprised at the results. We've compiled this round up review of our top five best budget hydration packs. Though quite cheap to purchase, we've been imp...

AQUATANK2 Water Storage Bags Review

AQUATANK 2 Water Storage Bladder Bag
The AQUATANK2 brand offers a range of high capacity water storage bladder bags available in 15, 30, 60, 150, and 300 gallon varieties. They consists of a BPA-free polyurethane plastic water storage bladder contained within a durable yet lightweight nylon bag. Designed to make transporting large quantities of water easier, the AQUATANK2 has portability in mind at every step. While the sheer weight of water can make the bags quite heavy if the water storage bladder is full, the AQUATANK2 itself is one of the lightest and most portable methods of water storage on the market. When not in use, i...

Cheapest Water Filters – Guide To The Best Budget Purifiers For Your Home

Home Master TMJRF2 Countertop Sink Water Filter
When it comes to picking out a water filter for your home, the sheer variety of unfamiliar terms can be enough to overwhelm. It can get to be even more of a burden when you see the price of some water filter systems, which can exceed thousands of dollars. But we're here to help. Water filters come in all shapes and sizes. While one person might need a multi-thousand dollar system, you might get away with the cheapest water filter money can buy. It all depends on what you're trying to do. In this guide, we've broken down water filters by price range. We'll review several different types of w...

Cheapest Water Bottles – Choosing The Best Value Bargain Bottle

Assortment of Ello Pure Glass Water Bottles in various colors
Did you know that the average American spends around $200 a year buying disposable bottled water? That's a lot of money for a container you're going to throw away and a resource you can probably get for next to free. Especially when you consider how cheap water bottles -- the reusable kind -- have become over recent years. For less than $10, you can get an environmentally friendly reusable water bottle and start putting a dent in that $200 annual bottled water bill right away. Reusable water bottles have become so cheap it is remarkable anyone bothers with bottled water at all. But some of ...

Hydro Flask vs. Takeya ThermoFlask – Head-to-Head Comparison

ThermoFlask vs Hydro Flask
If you're at all familiar with the Takeya ThermoFlask, you can probably see how the comparison with it's better-known competitor the Hydro Flask is somewhat glaringly obvious. In the design, the look, even the name, Takeya has taken a few cues from the massive success of Hydro Flask. From our first encounter, we felt the Hydro Flask vs. ThermoFlask debate stewing in our gut. And why not? As it turns out, we're pretty glad they did. But we've been comparing the ThermoFlask to the Hydro Flask pretty much the entire time we've had a ThermoFlask. We even referred to the Thermoflask as a "budget...

Best Plastic Water Bottles – Top 5 Reusable BPA Free Bottles

Though plastic water bottles often get a bad rap, modern reusable BPA free bottles made from durable and massively customizable plastics can do some awesome things. Able to come in shapes, sizes, colors, and intricate designs that other water bottle materials like glass and stainless steel could never imagine, plastic water bottles have some unique offerings in terms of both form and function. The best plastic water bottles don't suffer from the concerns of toxic leaching that have given disposable plastic bottles such a bad rap. While water left in any container for too long can pick up a ...