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Surprising Eco-Friendly Health and Safety Applications

Posted on January 25, 2019 by Matt Tomasino There have been 0 comments

Keeping yourself and your loved ones safe and healthy is something you are probably doing automatically. These are two of the most important ways to ensure that you get through each day unscathed while you continue to make a living at the same time. Yet, there are some measures you can take that you may not have thought of.

Surprising Eco-friendly health and safety applications could enhance your life on many levels. Try some and pass some along so you surround yourself with Eco-friendly health and safety knowledge that will hopefully perpetuate into mainstream practices one day soon.

Crush Your Allergies

So many people struggle with allergies and many succumb to daily doses of powerful drugs to stop symptoms. Sometimes, all you need is to take precautions and preventative actions to reduce or, in some cases, eliminate your allergies altogether. The first thing to do is make in-home adjustments.

  • Close windows - This reduces incoming allergens
  • Avoid a pet or keep your pet clean and in a designated area - Pets harbor allergens so reducing this exposure can help
  • Purchase an air purifier for each room or just your bedroom (keep doors closed to prevent allergens from spreading)
  • Steam clean weekly or remove carpets and rugs - Clean harboring allergens that stick and stay for a long time.
  • Shower before bed - Removes allergens stuck to your hair and skin which you may be sleeping in.

These simple changes could transform your living space into a clean air atmosphere. It can reduce your exposure to symptom causing allergens so your body can strengthen its immune system to fight outdoor allergens more efficiently.

Clean Up Your H2O Act

Water is becoming as valuable a resource as oil. In fact, some experts predict that water will become so scarce and unclean that there will be ‘water wars’ to control who gets it. Sobering thoughts, so why not jump ahead of the curve and invest in a rain catchment and/or water filter system that really works on all levels. Charcoal pitcher filters are fine but don’t stop there. Practicing water quality and conservation can make a big difference.

Rain barrels are perfect for collecting free water that can be used to keep your yard and garden hydrated without drawing on municipal resources. Also, installing a triple filter system will enable you to drink the purest, cleanest water. These are ways to prepare for water scarcity and have in place the ability to access clean water for optimal health in a toxic world.

Don’t Destroy the Green

As you pack away your garden for the winter, now is the time to give some thought to switching gears come spring. Deciding to rid your yard and garden of the toxic sludge you’ve been spraying on it for years and go primo non-toxic instead may be your best move yet.

Effective, cost efficient Eco-friendly pest control options are abundant. From homemade applications like jalapeño spray to stop rabbit and deer nibbling to citrus formulas that keep away aphids and other interlopers are an Eco-friendly change that can reap many non-toxic rewards.

Wipe it Right

Volatile organic compounds (VOC’s) are abundant throughout your daily movements through life. These noxious fumes leach off surfaces like countertops and carpets that have been cleaned with conventional, often highly toxic, chemical cleaners and can accumulate in your body over time. Switching your in-home or office cleaning choices to non-toxic cleaning options could reduce your exposure and improve your future health.

 

These surprising Eco-friendly health and safety applications are just a few of the many ways you can protect yourself and your loved ones. All it takes is a few adjustments and in due time you will be perpetuating a safer environment while supporting the planet all at once.


This post was posted in Blog and Green Library, Eco Home Improvement, Green Cleaning, Health and Safety, Pest Control, The Air We Breathe, The Water We Drink, Your Garden, Your Green Home and was tagged with CONSERVES WATER, green health and safety applications, HEALTH SENSITIVE, NON-TOXIC, yard and garden

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