Category: Environment Health Tips

Millions of face masks are being thrown away during COVID-19. Here’s how to choose the best one for the planet

Posted on Oct 19, 2020 by The Conversation

Masks may help stop the spread of the coronavirus. But according to one estimate, if everyone in the ...

3 Reasons to ditch bottled water

Posted on Aug 13, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Grabbing a bottle of ice-cold water from the convenience store fridge on a day out might feel natural ...

Air pollution and temperature: bad for your heart and blood vessels

Posted on Jun 19, 2020 by The Conversation

The rising temperatures that come with climate change present a global health challenge. There is scientific evidence that ...

Types of trees to plant around your home to combat air pollution

Posted on May 13, 2020 by A4W Contributor

A study has identified traits to look for when choosing trees to plant around your home to combat ...

AMAZING! Simple science experiment on hand washing goes viral

Posted on Mar 17, 2020 by Watch This

An experiment using pepper, water and hand soap showing the effects of washing your hands to keep germs ...

Everyday air pollution could take 3 years off your life

Posted on Mar 10, 2020 by A4W Contributor

New research points to the problem of air pollution being a global pandemic that may shorten your life ...

Why we need to reduce food waste (and how to do it)

Posted on Feb 19, 2020 by Monique Warner

From veg peels to forgotten leftovers, in some parts of the world food waste is being banned and ...

Traffic air pollution may trigger non-fatal heart attacks

Posted on Feb 18, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Being exposed to a few hours of ambient ultrafine particles, like traffic air pollution, has the potential to ...

Reconnect with nature for your health

Posted on Feb 18, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Bask in nature – people who visit natural spaces weekly report better physical and mental well-being, and it ...

Children’s health: How children will bear the brunt of climate change

Posted on Feb 13, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Children could bear the brunt of climate change as the crisis can adversely affect children's health before they ...

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