From everyday tidying to general cleaning, natural products may be an excellent ally in your home. And, when we say natural products, we definitely think about all those things that may be easily found on your kitchen shelves. Or, ready-made products that are completely environmentally friendly [...]
Everyone should play their part in recycling, not just here in Canada but all over the world. Recycling plays a major role in society and we need to do it to help save our planet as well. Unfortunately, even in countries like Canada, many people still do not recycle. That being said, imagine how many people all over the world may also not be recycling, especially in third world countries where a lack of education on such matters will play a big role.
In fact, even in developed countries, people throw out stuff that can actually be used. This too may be down to a lack of knowledge or it could just be sheer irresponsibility. Let’s take a closer look at what recycling is and some interesting facts associated with it.
In North America, it is a well-known fact that we take our water for granted. We waste it without a second thought, when we brush our teeth, dump out half-empty water bottles, wash small loads of laundry or clean dishes under running water.
Around the globe, however, 1 in 9 people have little or no access to clean water and contaminated water plays a huge role in disease and death in the poorest countries world-wide.
Only 1% of the world’s water can be used for drinking. The rest contains too much salt, is contaminated or is frozen in ice caps and glaciers. Some people have to walk for several hours to find usable water and that water is often dirty or filled with bacteria. Thankfully, many organizations are fighting for the right for clean water. Here are just a few: