Sep 17, 2012


I've always been somewhat of my environmental impact and try to do what I can. Recently, as I changed my water pitcher's filter, it reminded me to contact PUR's customer service to inquire about recycling their filters. I know Brita and Zero water have a recycling program. Here is the response from PUR:

Thank you for your recent email.
I would like to inform you that PUR has recently been purchased by Kaz Inc. from Proctor and Gamble.  Unfortunately, at this time we do not have a program or suggestions for recycling PUR products.  I would suggest contacting your local waste management company for recycling recommendations.

I sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Kaz is committed to offering quality customer service and we hope we have done this for you.  Please don't hesitate to contact us if you require further assistance.

Please visit our website to view all of our current products and Web Specials/Rebates! The site also contains many Frequently asked questions, pricing, and the Owner Manuals for the products.
Nicholas Marszalkowski
Consumer Relations Specialist

I wish I had purchased a Brita or Zero water filtration system years ago instead of PUR. I wasn't aware back then of the issue. 

So now the question is, do I still stick with PUR (using what I already have, with no current solution, in hopes of future improvements in recycling)? Or purchase another system (spending money, purchasing a new system which is a waste of energy for a redundant product, and donate my PUR but not solving the landfill reduction in regards to filters)?

Jul 10, 2012


A good reason why we have the antiquated landline...

Mar 6, 2012

Any Sold Thing

It's no secret that I like lists. They are efficient and get right to the point. They sum things up at a glance. They keep count. They are easy to read, and even a joy to read. So here is a list of things I've sold on craigslist:
  1. dining table
  2. chairs
  3. coffee dispenser
  4. toilet
  5. bath tub
  6. shower doors
  7. barbell and dumbbells
  8. side tables
  9. desk
  10. filing cabinet
  11. tower fan
  12. bowls
  13. plates
  14. flatware
  15. wine glasses
  16. water glasses, mugs, water pitchers
  17. table cloths
  18. beverage tubs
  19. area rug
  20. bar stools
  21. floor lamps

  22. coffee table
  23. book case
  24. 2 printers
  25. LCD monitor
  26. bread maker
  27. camera case
  28. wireless mouse and keyboard
  29. 2 motorcycles
What have you sold or bought on craigslist?