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Millions of Trees are Saved Each Year by Using Sawyer Filters

Sawyer Water Filtration Systems are not only increasing the health and financial well being of families all over the world, they are also decreasing the amount of trees that are being cut down for boiling water. In Haiti and many locations all over the world, wood is the most common fuel source for boiling water for drinking, cooking, and cleaning purposes. This results in wood scarcity, environmental strain, and in many areas, an increased likelihood of mudslides. The compounding environmental impact is substantial.

With an average family size of 6 people, a single Sawyer Filter can save 239-478 trees per year! With all of the filters we have around the world right now, we could have saved over 475,000,000 trees!

Days Per Year: 365
Family Members: 6
Gallons Per Day: 2
Water Weight: 8 lbs/gallon
Water Temperature: 70 F
Boiling Temperature: 212 F
Trees Per Cord: 50 [1] (https://www.google.com/search?q=trees+per+cord&oq=trees+per+cord)
Wood Stove Efficiency: 40%
Open Fire Efficiency: 20%
Sawyer Filters in Use Around the World: 1,000,000+

Potential Trees Saved if using Wood Stove: 239,215,384.62
Potential Trees Saved if using Open Fire: 478,430,769.23

With an average family size of 6 people, a single Sawyer Filter can save 239-478 trees per year! With all of the filters we have around the world right now, we could have saved over 475,000,000 trees!

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