Our 100 Most Popular May Picks
In May, many readers had moms in mind, turning to Wirecutter’s favorite flower delivery services, photo books, and other gifts to celebrate Mother’s Day. Other readers had their sights set on summer, picking up water bottles, patio furniture, and barbecue grills for the warmer months ahead. Scroll down to see more popular Wirecutter picks from May!
June 6, 2022
Outdoor Life: Do You Really Need a Water Filter for Backpacking and Mountain Hunting?
Fresh drinking water is essential. This water filtration system ensures you will never run out as long as there is a nearby natural water source. It can filter out bacteria, protozoa and microplastics.
Faster and more efficient than pumping or waiting for chemical treatments, the Sawyer Squeeze System offers on-the-go hydration at a good flow. This product is long-lasting, affordable, reliable, cleanable, and very user-friendly.
But Sawyer was way ahead of me — 15 years ahead, to be precise. In 2008, the brand started its Clean Water for All initiative, which provides Sawyer filters to developing countries around the world. And the company spends 90% of its profits funding it.