UKDN Waterflow has conducted new research with startling results. Every day Brits are flushing medicines, illegal drugs and plastics in tampon applicators and wet wipes. This comes at a huge cost to our environment. Record numbers of wet wipes were recently found on the shores of the Thames, and of course, the Whitechapel fatberg has been all over the news!
At least one in four people in the UK pour cooking oil down the drain and almost half of people pour sauces, whilst one in five allow their drains to fill with hair and almost 15% of women flush at least one of the following: tampons, applicators and wrappers. Incredibly, 94% of the population asserted they were actually confident with what they should and shouldn’t put down their pipes. Clearly, this isn’t the case!
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The amount of energy and water used in a bathroom is ridiculous. Creating an eco friendly bathroom can not only help the environment, but it can also help your wallet. Decreasing your water usage is key, because most of the water used in your bathroom goes to waste. The following is a quick guide on how to create an eco friendly bathroom.
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Infographic by Superdrain
Water is important to everyone and everything. We use it every day and sometimes don’t notice how much we waste. With recent laws and taxes, the idea of reserving water has never been as important to home owners. Superdrain has just created this infographic which has the best ways to do just that. It features 10 ways anyone could apply to their daily lives and save a large amount of water. Ranging from the bathroom sink to the kitchen tap they’ve all been proven to be beneficial. This Infographic is sure to benefit any reader who decides to have even a quick look through.
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Originally Published on Huffington Post
Let’s face it: Reducing your home’s negative impact on the planet will likely require a huge amount of work.
But solar panels and temperature-regulating walls aren’t the only ways to help your household adopt more eco-friendly practices. There are a ton of easy — and fun — ways to conserve energy.
Luckily for us, UK-based magazine Good To Be Home has some clever ideas on other ways to do it.
Knowledge is Power. Please share this Infographic:
<p style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.elocal.com/content/infographics/living-green-buying-green/" target="_blank"><img class="aligncenter" title="ACTING GREEN vs. BUYING GREEN [Infographic] | ecogreenlove" src="http://www.elocal.com/content/infographics/wp-content/uploads/sites/13/2014/01/ApplianceComparison.jpg" alt="ACTING GREEN vs. BUYING GREEN [Infographic] | ecogreenlove" width="940" height="1557" /></a>Source: <a href="http://www.elocal.com" target="_blank">eLocal.com</a></p>
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