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We have trash. You can travel to the furthest reaches of our world and you will find some trash. It’s a sad reality of what we have done to the earth. While we enhance many things on this planet we lay to waste man, as well.
An improvised gas mask can be made, basically, of trash. You could gather most of the items needed just by walking around a suburban neighborhood and especially a downtown one. This would be particularly easy if you headed down to a water source.
Why Do I Need a Gas Mask?
There are many reasons, in this day and age, to have access to a means of filtering the air your breath. The most terrifying situation is the possibility of a biological attack.
Maybe we are talking about a deadly poisonous gas. As tensions rise with Iran, it’s a genuine threat.
Our open and broken southern border makes this situation much more of a reality.
That bio threat could also come in the form of a virus. Maybe a particularly viral infection that spreads through the population easily. Having a way to protect your respiratory system will be necessary for a situation like this.
Build it for Practice
While you might not subscribe to what this gas mask is used for. I would still encourage you to make this little DIY project. It’s a cool little task. It will make creating this or something like it much easier if you have done it once.
You can also increase the efficacy of this by adding activated charcoal between two masks and wedging that into the bottle. The charcoal is great at collecting those impurities in the air.
Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker
Do you remember the old root cellars our great-grandparents used to have? In fact, they probably built it themselves, right in their back yard.
If you want to learn how to build a backyard bunker like your grandparents had, without breaking the bank, then you need Easy Cellar.
Easy Cellar will show you:
- How to choose the ideal site
- Cost-effective building methods
- How to protect your bunker from nuclear blast and fallout
- How to conceal your bunker
- Affordable basic life support options
Easy Cellar will also reveal how a veteran, with only $421, built a small nuclear bunker in his backyard.
- America's Natural Nuclear Bunkers: Find the Closest One to Your Home
- 56 Items to Stockpile in Your Easy Cellar