Home > Lifestyle > EnviroHealth > Green living Green living All sections in Environmental Health » 21st Century Life » FAQs » Animals » Climate and pollution » Hazards and disasters » EnviroHealth News » Green Tips The biodegradable con Many cleaning products are marketed as being biodegradable, making us feel we're doing something for the earth by buying them. But when is a product truly biodegradable and when is it simply 'greenwashing'? Start A Health24 blog » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Test Are you envirohealth savvy? » Ask EnviroHealth Expert » Shark feeding frenzy caught on camera The recycling headache list Common household detergents are now linked to genital defects in babies Pregnant women regularly exposed to a range of detergents, solvents and pesticides have a substantially greater risk of giving birth to boys with genital deformities, according to a new French study. Chemists in big push to make chemicals safer Chemists get a bad rap for putting ever more toxins into the environment, but a new wave of scientists are determined to green their approach and ask: what if there were a way to make chemicals safer? Thousands of jobs will be lost if Grabouw doesn't plant trees now Grabouw residents in the Western Cape have warned of huge job losses and the closure of sawmills if the national forestry exit policy is not reversed. “ Latest comment on Health24 Pedro Schoultz says... I do not think any medical aid can beat BANKMED... The best medical aid in SA ” load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Soothe your family’s coughs and colds Why hydration is important while exercising Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health! Live healthier Up for grabs » Win with NuSeed Win with MySmartkid Win a Canderel hamper Win a LED 3D smart TV Stand a chance of winning a Samsung UA55H8000 Smart 55 inch Curved LED TV valued at R20 000 from Save Hyper! Medical marijuana » 'I used cannabis oil to cure my cancer' Could your doctor could be high? Dagga in medicine? Medicinal dagga: the dangers can't be ignored There is not sufficient evidence to support the potential medicinal benefit from cannabis use cautions an academic from Stellenbosch University.