CategoryEnvironment

Is Your Water Making You Sick Slowly?

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If your water was making you sick quickly then you’d most likely notice it, so count your blessings that at least that isn’t happening. However, just because you don’t vomit straight after cleaning your teeth every morning (which would be counter-productive), that doesn’t mean that your water is completely healthy and good for you and there is a lot of suspicion...

Why Is Collecting Rainwater Illegal in Some States?

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There are numerous benefits to collecting your own rainwater. If you can treat it correctly then it can potentially be consumed but more likely it will be used for washing your home, your car or your animals, for showering, for watering the plants or for washing the dishes. This can then help you to save water which is not only good for the environment but also for your utility bills! With a...

Waterborne Diseases in the USA

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Disease-free water is one thing that many Americans can enjoy unconditionally due to stringent control and implementation of advanced water purification technology. However things can still go wrong; sudden or gradual geological changes may affect ground water and E-coli outbreaks may still occur due to accidental contamination. Although Americans can feel confident about their clean water...

Reproduction of Honey Bees

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When you were around 13, depending on just how liberal your upbringing was, you may remember having a talk about ‘the birds and the bees’ which was something of a euphemism it turned out for bumping uglies. If to this day, you remain disappointed that you never actually learned about birds of bees, then you’ll be pleased to know that this is about to be put at least half right...

What Chemicals Are in Tap Water?

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The chemicals found in ordinary tap water are known to be very common. Public drinking analysis done by experts have uncovered that tap water contains over 2000 different types of toxic chemicals. This makes owning a water purification very important. The only healthy and safe way to drink ordinary tap water is to use a water purification. Chemical Sources Chemicals will enter into tap water from...

The Effects of Plastic Bags on Environment

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The effects of plastic bags on the environment are really quite devastating. While there are many objections to the banning of plastic bags based solely on their convenience, the damage to the environment needs to be controlled. There is no way to strictly limit the effects of plastic bags on the environment because there is no disposal method that will really help eliminate the problem. While...

Dangers of Exhaust Fumes

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There probably isn’t a person on earth who isn’t aware of the fact that carbon monoxide poisoning can kill, and of course the number one source of carbon monoxide is from exhaust fumes. When listing the dangers of exhaust fumes, death from carbon monoxide poisoning falls at the top of the list. However, death from carbon monoxide poisoning is just one of many dangers to be concerned...

Classifications of Waste Products

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There is a need today for an effective waste management since inaccurate waste disposal is a huge threat to the health of people and also to the environment. A lot of experts have been proven over the years that inappropriate waste disposal has a lot of detrimental effect to the lives of the people all over the world. These effects can cause diseases to spread because of rodents, insects, and...

10 Ways to Reduce Waste

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Waste products can be from anything, ranging from physical, chemical to biological and environmental pollutants. The waste in your city is a contribution of all the citizens that are residing in the city. If you wish to reduce the waste in your city, then here are the 10 ways in which you can make this possible. 1. Opt for recycling. There are a number of recycling centers that take your waste...

Why You Should Use Reusable Bags

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An individual consumes about 350 plastic bags a year according to some survey reports. A single plastic bag takes about 450 years to biodegrade. If this is the rate of waste disposal and people do not take steps to reduce the disposal of plastic, the whole world would become a huge waste dump. The pollution caused by plastic bags is 70% more than paper bags. These non-biodegradable plastics are...

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