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Environment

Healthy Lifestyle
November 13, 2017

Can recycling make you ill?

Recycling is all about doing good for the environment, right? After all, we want to keep our land and water around for as long as possible. Ironically though, your health may suffer if recycling is done the wrong way. Reduce, reuse and recycle Recycling helps reduce the pollution that’s caused by waste. Recycling works by taking waste material (like used plastic bottles, glass and newspapers), and creating something else useful. Recycle effectively Recycle plastic bags separately Plastic bags slow down the recycling process. People who sort the bags must individually open them up and only after that can they dispose the…
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Healthy LifestyleHygiene
August 31, 2015

Make your own cleaning products!

Being eco-friendly is all the rage but what’s more important is that by being green you save money, natural resources and you’re protecting your family from harmful chemicals. It also happens to be spring time, so why not bring some freshness into your home? (more…)
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Healthy Lifestyle
August 27, 2015

Workplace horror: Don’t take heavy machinery lightly!

You know those warning signs hanging over the work machinery, and the clunky boots or protective glasses you have to wear in workshops? It turns out that they can, and will, save your life! (more…)
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Healthy Lifestyle
February 26, 2015

Save some water, we’ll need it for Mars!

There’s no water on Mars, but there’s plenty on Earth. Despite this, we, as a planet, are making final preparations to colonise The Red Planet! So far 6 South Africans have been shortlisted as the first Mars colonists. It’s a massive step for mankind, although most of us will stay here. However, unless we are more careful, we might be forced to pack our bags as well! One way to keep our planet habitable is to conserve water – a key ingredient for life. (more…)
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