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Water softeners: what they don’t tell you

Temps de lecture : 4 minutes Presented as the solution to all our limescale issues, water softeners are not universally accepted by the public. The arguments between the users and those against are numerous. Convenience, economy and health are at the heart of the debate. Pros and cons collide on a sensitive issue: water treatment. This week, Bricoleur Du Dimanche takes […]

Osmosis water, filtering carafes… The “60 Millions de consommateurs” revue points out the dangers of this “too pure” water

Temps de lecture : 2 minutes Drinking lots of water (I repeat, water), especially in hot weather, is the first good health reflex. But how can we reconcile the liters of water we consume with our thirst to protect the planet? Given the growing distrust of tap water (suspected of containing nitrates, pesticides, hormone residues, etc.) and the desire to avoid […]

Plastic is found in bottled water around the world

Temps de lecture : 2 minutes In addition to tap water, bottled water is also contaminated with plastic microparticles. A new U.S. study has found them in 93% of its samples of well-known brand bottles from around the world. In September, an earlier U.S. study found plastic microfibers (invisible to the naked eye) in tap water around the world. A little […]

The water that flows from our taps is often distrusted, even though it is highly controlled.

Temps de lecture : 4 minutes Running water is a controlled drinkable product. It is subject to strict regulations and undergoes daily checks at the pumping stations, during its various physicochemical treatments and when it leaves the water treatment plants.   Measure the quality of your tap water in a few minutes   The quality of tap water varies greatly depending […]

Consuming tap water or bottled water: the dilemma for consumers

Temps de lecture : 3 minutes In France, the water distributed to households is potable and meets very strict microbiological quality standards. Despite this, 1 out of 3 French people continue to consume bottled water, despite the fact that this consumption habit has a higher financial and environmental cost than the consumption of tap water. Why this lack of confidence in […]

Water: eco-responsible actions

Temps de lecture : 2 minutes Become aware of your daily water consumption and take environmentally responsible actions. If we were fully aware of our daily water consumption, would we act differently to change our habits? Each person consumes an average of 150 liters of water per day, which equals 55m3 of water per year and per person. This consumption can […]

What are the criteria for choosing a water treatment system?

Temps de lecture : 2 minutes With the growing awareness of eco-responsibility and the environment, many homeowners and renters are looking for an alternative to drinking water. If some have turned to drinking bottled water due to a lack of confidence in the quality of the potable water provided in their homes, others have already opted for a filtration system. When […]

Issues, barriers and obstacles to plastic bottle reduction

Temps de lecture : 2 minutes Disposable plastic is a real scourge for health, but also for the environment. In France, 434,240 tons of plastic bottles are thrown away by households, representing 36% of the total plastic packaging used by households. A directive of the European Parliament in 2019 sets ambitious targets to implement a circular economy to combat the production […]

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