How does it work?
When you press the button, an electric current flows between four ceramic electrodes. The air between is ionized and creates a constant 900 degrees of heat
This arc is drastically hotter than an open flame, so it lights anything!
Words from Seth's Blog,
Zlighters are also windproof, which I've tested. I even blew directly onto the arcs and they stayed lit. You don't have to shield the wind or cup your hands anymore....
5 Facts About Plastic
1) Over 1.7 Billion lighters are trashed each year
2)Over the last ten years we have produced more plastic than during the whole of the last century.
3)50 percent of the plastic we use, we use just once and throw away.
4)Enough plastic is thrown away each year to circle the earth four times.
5)We currently recover only five percent of the plastics we produce
Greenhouse gases keep heat close to the earth’s surface making it livable for humans and animals. However, global warming is happening largely due to an over-emittance of these gases and fossil fuels (natural oil, gasoline, coal)
According to the U.S. Global Change Research Program, the temperature in the U.S. has increased by 2 degrees in the last 50 years and precipitation increased by 5%.
There are little-known health risks of butane. here’s the thing; butane can kill you (Source: US National Library of Medicine). Not only that, butane also added to the greenhouse gas problem that’s the driving force behind global warming.