Originally published May 12 2004
Water filters compared in terms of annual cost
by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, NaturalNews Editor
The Green Guide has published a cost comparison chart detailing the
annual cost for operating various water filters such as the Pur and
Brita filters. The companies manufacturing these water filters make the
majority of their profits on repeated purchases of replaceable filter
elements, of course, so the annual cost of operating such water filters
is far more important than the up-front cost of buying them.
what's the verdict? The Brita pitcher is the least expensive water
filter on this chart, with an annual cost of $27. It's a gravity-fed
filter, however, so it's a slow filtering process. It also requires the
use of a separate container that takes up additional counter space.
That's why my favorite filter is the faucet-mounted PUR water filter,
which runs $96 annually. Check the chart yourself to see others.
All content posted on this site is commentary or opinion and is protected under Free Speech. Truth Publishing LLC takes sole responsibility for all content. Truth Publishing sells no hard products and earns no money from the recommendation of products. NaturalNews.com is presented for educational and commentary purposes only and should not be construed as professional advice from any licensed practitioner. Truth Publishing assumes no responsibility for the use or misuse of this material. For the full terms of usage of this material, visit www.NaturalNews.com/terms.shtml