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Many of us are lucky to have the companionship of man’s best friend. We are always concerned about what is best for our favorite furry canines.
Whether it’s ensuring that they get quality nutritious food or the best grooming in town, we try to provide our dogs with the very best. However when it comes to drinking water, what are you giving your dogs?
Umm….. tap water?
I thought so.
For something so essential tap water is taken for granted. We often don’t give a second thought to where our dogs are getting their hydration from.
But it’s important to … Read more…
Do you need a water purifier for healthy drinking water?
Tap water that comes from the public water supplier is highly regulated and therefore generally safe to drink in the US. But what about the tap water that comes out of your faucet? Should we worry about it.
Ageing Water Infrastructure
In North America, clean drinking water is generally available from the tap. However, the drinking water infrastructure is ageing across most states, resulting in potential loss of quality levels of the water supply and sanitation services, leakage and spilling of water and broken … Read more…
We often get asked if tap water or more specifically is filtered tap water safe for babies?
As parents we are all super concerned about the well-being of our little babies. Two of the co-founders at Tapp Water recently became parents and therefore spent a lot of time researching this topic before making a decision. In this article we will share our research and conclusion.
Note that babies less than 6 months should not be drinking tap water so this article refers to water used for baby formula and drinking water for babies older than 6 months.
How could you be saving money and the planet?
This year we consumed more than 250 Bn single-use plastic bottles worldwide of which less than 10% were recycled. Americans now buy more bottled water than soda despite the fact that we have drinkable tap water.
Consumers are buying, carrying, consuming and disposing of single-use bottles. For this, they pay 500 times more than tap water. As if this wasn’t enough 90% of bottled water contains microplastics, plastic leaches into the water and our bodies get contaminated with BPA and phalates of which we don’t yet understand the long-term impact.
Furthermore, most of … Read more…
Give up bottled water and save money
Still buying bottled water or know someone that does? You’re not alone. In the US, 50 million households primarily drink bottled water spending an average of $400 per year. The problem is that it is actually less safe than bottled water* and less than 50% of bottles get recycled.
What if there was a better and cheaper solution?
Now there is. TAPP 2 is the result of 3 years research and development to create a smaller, super filtering and affordable water filter.
It’s healthier than bottled water* The water tastes great with … Read more…
There are four essential things that will make a sustainable kitchen.
Food and packaging waste, water consumption, energy consumption and materials. Here are some easy and slightly harder things you can do to create a sustainable kitchen.
1. Cook energy efficient If you’re buying new, try purchasing second hand and prioritize energy efficient equipment. The best option for cooking with electricity is induction, which is 84-percent efficient, compared to the 40-percent efficiency of gas. Ceramic glass cooktops with halogen elements are a close second as both options deliver heat almost instantaneously, reducing wasted energy.
If you don’t want or need to … Read more…
Is filtered water healthier than tap water and bottled water? What are the benefits of filtered water vs bottled water? We decided to compare the three and find a scientific answer to the questions. The study is based North America for the purpose of simplification but will also be valid in many other regions of the world.
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This article is an extensive piece of research. If you don’t care about all the details then fee free to skip to the conclusion at the end. Also read our shorter article about Read more…