Waste Wise Podcast
Waste Wise Podcast
Apr 19, 2023
The PFAS Challenge: Understanding and Filtering Harmful Chemicals from Tap Water
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In this eye-opening episode of the Waste Wise Podcast, we dive deep into the world of PFAS, the group of synthetic chemicals that have been contaminating our water supply for decades. Inspired by the informative article on Wastebits.com, we'll unravel the complexities of these so-called "forever chemicals" and their impact on our environment and health.

Join us as we discuss the key aspects of PFAS, including:

  1. What are PFAS chemicals? Gain an understanding of their origins, uses, and why they're so persistent in our environment.
  2. The impact of PFAS on health and the environment: Discover the potential risks associated with exposure to these toxic substances.
  3. Regulations and guidelines: Learn about the current state of PFAS regulation and the efforts being made to safeguard our water supply.
  4. PFAS filtration methods: Explore various techniques and technologies for removing PFAS from tap water, including activated carbon filters, reverse osmosis, and ion exchange.

Don't miss this crucial episode as we tackle the PFAS challenge and uncover the steps we can take to ensure clean, safe drinking water for all. Get Waste Wise and tune in now!


This episode is also available as a blog post: https://blog.wastebits.com/pfas-filtration-from-tap-water/

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