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Binchotan Charcoal Water Filter - Extra Large

Status : Out of stock

Warranty: One Year

SKU: KIS-CHAR-XLG

US19.95

Quick Overview

Completely natural and plastic-free water filtration with charcoal derived from sustainably harvested trees - this size works well for a large pitcher or bottle or small dispenser.

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    Binchotan Charcoal Water Filter - Extra Large

Details

Plastic-free water purification - the way it should be. The Japanese have been using Binchotan charcoal for centuries to purify water. No need for the disposable plastic casing typically used to hold charcoal granules as the charcoal stick is a natural absorber of impurities.

One stick of the extra-large size Binchotan charcoal lasts up to four months and can filter 11 to 19 litres / 3 to 5 gallons of water per day. For maximum results, the stick should sit in the water overnight for about 12 hours.

Binchotan charcoal is a unique charcoal exclusive to the forests of Wakayama, a province in southern Japan. The branches of holm oak trees are sustainably harvested then slowly fired in traditional kiln ovens over many days. Binchotan charcoal sticks naturally absorb toxins such as chlorine, lead, mercury, cadmium and copper from tap water and impart good minerals such as calcium, potassium, magnesium and phosphates to water.

Care and use: It is recommended that the stick be boiled in a shallow pan of water for 10 minutes every month or so to keep the exterior pores open and make it last longer.
After four months, boil the charcoal stick again. If you don’t see a profusion of bubbles circulating around the charcoal stick when it is returned to the water bottle and water is added, the stick has reached its capacity to absorb toxins. At that point it is ready to be composted in the garden or used as an odor absorber in the fridge.

Please note that exact dimensions are not available for the binchotan charcoal filters because each one is hand cut and the diameters and lengths vary quite a bit in size. Thus, weight is used as a constant as follows: Bottle (Small): 20-30 grams / 0.7-1.1 ounces Pitcher (Large): 44-55 grams / 1.6-1.9 ounces Extra Large: 70-75 grams / 2.5-2.6 ounces Giant: 80-85 grams / 2.8-3 ounces

Additional Information

Dimensions 70-75 grams / 2.5-2.6 ounces
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Please note that exact dimensions are not available for the binchotan charcoal filters because each one is hand cut and the diameters and lengths vary quite a bit in size. Thus, weight is used as a constant as follows: <br>
Bottle (Small): 20-30 grams / 0.7-1.1 ounces<br>
Pitcher (Large): 44-55 grams / 1.6-1.9 ounces<br>
Extra Large: 70-75 grams / 2.5-2.6 ounces<br>
Giant: 80-85 grams / 2.8-3 ounces
Materials Made from branches of sustainably harvested Japanese holm oak trees - slowly kiln-baked for several days to produce charcoal.
Care Instructions It is recommended that the stick be boiled in a shallow pan of water for 10 minutes every month or so to keep the exterior pores open and make it last longer. After four months, boil the charcoal stick again. If you don’t see a profusion of bubbles circul
Packaging Packaged in a compostable cellulose bag with cardboard tag.
Country of Manufacture Japan
Warranty One Year
Health & Environment BPA-free, phthalate-free, PVC-free and lead-free. Compostable.

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