Extra Things That Protect Your Home
Sure, you can protect your home every day by habitually doing certain key things! First and foremost, you should keep your area clean, neat and tidy. You'll be helping to make the planet a better place, for sure too, just by doing this only. If this is the only thing you do!
Next, keeping your surroundings in working order is paramount. When your home is tidy and not cluttered with your bathrooms and kitchen in sanitary order, you'll feel better and breathe easier. Living in an unpolluted home is refreshingly and good for your well-being with mental faculties. It has been said the most important places to keep clean in a home are the kitchen and bathrooms.
Surely, you get frustrated when you have to comb through your house looking for your car keys and eye-glasses. If you systematically hang your keys on a key hook, you'll not ever misplace them, or need to look for them, because you'll always know where they are. Same goes for your glasses if you put them in the same place every time.
Another thing is to purchase products that are good for you and your home. Soaps containing no phosphorus is great for our rivers and oceans. It helps to protect our wildlife and is manufactured with gentle ingredients that are good for algae and pollution control. You'll benefit too because it's good for your skin and won't clog your pores.
Keep your garden trimmed and weeded with no idle garbage lying around is important too. Creating a bird bath and taking care of a bird feeder is another excellent way to help take care of your natural surroundings. Your neighborhood birds will thrive; bees will love picking nectar for your lovely flower garden and butterflies will visit your garden regularly.
Why Not, Tend a Vegetable Garden?
Besides, a flower garden you can cultivate a vegetable garden, as well. Growing vegetables is a lot of fun and will assure you regularly eat fresh vegetables, without pesticides and unhealthy fertilizer since you're the one tending your garden. If you eat non-genetically modified foods, you'll be doing your health a huge favor. And your environment will be forced to become better, as well.
Organic farmers do not use chemical runoff to fertilize their vegetable and fruit fields. This helps to balance the ecosystem and gives way to raising healthier farm animals, the ones you love to eat.
Host a Yard Sale
To make you feel super every season, you can host a yard sale and also decorate your home for the holidays. During the yard sale, you'll be able to raise a bit of money to purchase decorating paraphernalia for your annual festivities. Old things you don't use anymore can be sold to neighbors or recycled.
You'll be ecstatic meeting your neighbors and they'll be happy buying things they need from your yard sale. A little goes a long way and it takes two hands to lend a helping hand. You never know how you’re helping, until someone thanks you for the awesome things you do. Your neighbors depend on you for safety; this is why they live next to you. Why not do something special and host a lovely yard sale? One day you may be surprised by a neighbor who may choose to host a block party to reciprocate your generosity throughout the year.
Neighbors Thank Those Who Participate In a Recycling Program.
When You See Extra Garbage, Why Not Pick It Up?
Another thing you can do to help your environment thrive is to pick up loose pieces of soda cans that are laying in parking lots and beaches, for instance. When you’re walking about, you can easily dump the trash in a garbage receptacle. Your neighborhood association will thank you and consider you a great role model for their children.
Participate in your city’s recycling program and make sure your car or van’s emissions are not over the limit for effective exhaust. This is paramount for pollution control! You can get a regular tune-up with a tire balancing every six months. Look into updating your car with a more proficient muffler, if it makes too much noise.
Elect congressmen who support efficient fuel practices with the preservation of the world’s ecosystem, instead, of an incumbent who supports the use of dangerous chemical runoffs to clean up fuel spills.
Realize green algae love to eat and processes oil naturally. It's a normal oil eater that cleans up oil spills beautifully. Therefore, it's important to know who is running for office and what they stand for, because, an elected official can make a big impact on the environment with the quality of clean air space he vouches on ballots for your cherished home and town.
Dryer Balls Save Time
You should definitely use dryer balls as you dry your clothes in a clothes dryer. It will save you heaps of money because your clothes will dry faster and use less energy.
Popular dyer sheets are wasteful and besides they contain harmful ingredients that create a toxic condition on your skin. Many people are allergic its perfumes and fragrances. Certain studies have shown they promote cancer.
The Earth Was Pristine, Slowly It's Turning into a Garbage Dump.
© 2010 Sheila Craan