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Lifestraw Steel

Lifestraw Steel is an award-winning personal water filter developed to ensure that wherever you are outdoors, youŽll be able to get lifeŽs most important substance: water. With a double steel case and built like a fat straw with a special 2-stage filtration process, it features an activated carbon capsule which will remove bacteria, protozoa and reduces organic chemical matter and chlorine, letting the user drink water safely from contaminated water sources. It requires no batteries or power supplies, each filter charge can deliver up to 100 liters of pure water. Its steel case ensures itŽll prove its worth for years to come. Plus, the company has a social side to its policy, for each Lifestraw Steel they sell they will provide one year of drinkable water for one person in a developing country. So if youŽre an outdoors fan get water worries free with Lifestraw Steel and help someone with your purchase.

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VILLA MECKLIN | BY HUTTUNEN LIPASTI PAKKANEN ARCHITECTS

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STEFAN SAGMEISTER NEW YORK STUDIO

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