What is the Berkey Earth® Element made from?

Diatomaceous Earth (DE) and other specialized media, combined in a proprietary formulation. Diatomaceous Earth (DE) is a fossil substance, made up of very small silicon shells left by a type of microscopic, hard-shelled, one-celled algae (trillions of them) called diatoms. It is reported that there are over 1500 uses for DE today, including filtering agents […]

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How does the Berkey Earth® Element not grow bacteria?

The specially formulated media in Berkey Earth® elements control the build-up of bacteria, algae and fungi and by controlling these microorganisms, the life of the elements is extended. Reducing the build-up of bacteria and other microorganisms eliminates the need for chemical treatment methods which are both costly and may be harmful to one’s health.

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