So, the doctor says I’m going to die if I don’t change my ways. According to him, sitting for 8 hours-a-day slurping down caffeinated high fructose corn syrup is not how to live a long healthy life. He recommended something called eksersize and claims there’s a type of food that grows out of the ground. Gross.
After my appointment I went by the health food store to grab the fish oil he recommended and gear-up for a healthier lifestyle. In the water section (the store has a water section) I found an interesting water bottle that filters as you drink. The Ecoflo Stainless Steel Water Filter Bottle.
The label claimed you could fill it with river, lake, stream, or even pool water and drink safely. Awesome. Not only will it help me kick my coke habit, but I now have a trusty source of clean water to carry me right on through the apocalypse.
Its made of 304 food grade, non-leaching , BPA and lead-free stainless steel. That means you don’t get that plastic taste or brain cancer. Bonus.
Screw plastic water bottles.
This thing filters 150 gallons of water before having to change filters. That’s 960 20oz bottles of water. Even if you bought in bulk, that much water would cost about $150. The Ecoflo cost $35, saving me $115. I’m all about saving money.
What about replacing the filters? I couldn’t find any info at the store and assumed they were expensive. The manufacturer’s website says each new filter costs $20 and cleans 150 gallons.
I’m now a proud, and somewhat leaner, owner of a self-filtering water bottle. When I have it with me I drink way less soda and coffee. The only negative thing I have to say about the bottle is that sucking through straw took some getting use to. It takes a little more suction than a regular sports bottle might.
That’s right, my Ecoflo has also came in handy as a survival tool. The tornadoes that recently destroyed the south hit my city, Tuscaloosa, hard. The government issued a water warning for several days after the disaster. We were all supposed to boil our water before drinking, or use bottled water. With confidence I filled up my Ecoflo straight from the tap. After not dying from some water-born bacterial nastiness, I’m convinced of Ecoflo’s filtration claims.
I recommend buying one for yourself and even everyone in your family. Especially if you like saving money, travel, or live in a disaster prone area.
Perfect for Paleo
If you happen to be following the Paleo Lifestyle this water bottle is critical since water and coffee are basically the only fluids recommended.
Bought one yet?
Thanks for reading, and if you decide to buy the Ecoflo please use the affiliate links I’ve provided to help support my blog. I leave with a promo video created by Ecoflo: