You many not realize it, but your house is hazardous to your health. Insect droppings, dust mites, bacteria-laden sponges, spoiled food – all contribute to a plethora of health problems ranging from allergies and asthma to gastrointestinal upsets. Plus, many cleaning products contain volatile organic compounds (VOLs), which pose a number of health risks. There is a solution. Here’s what the leading green cleaners recommend.
Travelling’s about exploring the world, and coming home a better global citizen. It’s important we leave the places we’ve visited better off, too. This creates a true win-win situation. Add a great tan to the mix, and we’re talking win-win-win!
Here are seven surprisingly easy ways and means to travel more responsibly this season.
If you’re like many Canadians, chances are you live in a house that isn’t particularly energy efficient or green. Perhaps cold winter air seeps in through the tiny cracks around your door, or your toilet flushes away hundreds of litres of potable water every day. Here’s how to transform your wasteful abode into a lean, green eco-machine without breaking the bank.