You may use activated carbon every day now. August 16 2014

You are drinking water by carbon filter at water treatment plant or carbon cartridge at home

You are drinking coffee every day by carbon filter in coffee maker. 

Your fish tank has flash water by carbon filter.

Your home air is clean due to carbon odor removal bag or carbon filter.

You may take shower with carbon filter.

You may use carbon mask.

You may use carbon cloth for hunting.

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and more.