Home > Lifestyle > EnviroHealth > Green tips Green tips All sections in Environmental Health » 21st Century Life » FAQs » Animals » Climate and pollution » Hazards and disasters » EnviroHealth News » Green Tips Facial scrubs choking the oceans The campaign against micro-beads is heating up. These tiny plastic balls, used in many body products, get into waterways, fish - and your gums. Know how to avoid them. Start A Health24 blog » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Test Are you envirohealth savvy? » Ask EnviroHealth Expert » How the beads in your skincare products are killing the ocean Dangerous snakes What to feed birds around your house Feeding garden birds is more than just a pleasant past-time: it can contribute to their welfare and conservation too. Detox your garage Paint, paint thinners, benzene, paraffin, mineral spirits, turpentine, lubricating/motor oils, petrol and carbon monoxide are just some of the dangerous substances lurking in the average garage or tool shed. Green your hearth A cosy fire crackling in the hearth is the oldest human remedy for a bitter winter, but how enviro-firendly is this old-timey method of warming the cave compared with electric heaters? Detox your livingroom The typical livingroom holds a load of toxins hardly conducive to living: chemicals that off-gas from carpets and furnishings, and pollutants that build up on surfaces. Detox the relaxation centre of your home and let the sunshine and fresh air in. Breathe easier behind the wheel It's not possible to keep air pollution outside your car entirely, but there are ways to reduce exposure. Shades of greywater Reusing greywater should be second nature in any H2O-savvy home - just make sure you use "light" grey water for your garden. “ Latest comment on Health24 Refentse Moloele says... ED cases are increasing, shocking stats SA men have less sex than global average ” Detox your bathroom We continue the household toxic tour with a critical look the bathroom - it's here that we deliberately apply hundreds of chemicals to our skin. Detox your kitchen Take our Toxic Tour, starting with the heart of the home – your kitchen – to identify the culprits and replace them with healthier, greener alternatives. Mind your road manners Bicycles are an integral part of the sustainable urban landscape, but keeping them on the roads requires good attitudes from cyclists and motorists alike. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors A number of good reasons why saving the tooth is a better option Breakfast like a King Alzheimer’s disease – incurable but preventable Cancer is a word that strikes fear into the hearts of many. Live healthier Yoga » Exercise time? Yoga mats matter Yoga and sleep What yoga can do for you Yoga is a stress-buster, but it also helps with anxiety, depression, insomnia, back pain and other ills. Allergy alert » Allergy myths Cold or allergy? Children and allergies Allergy facts vs. fiction Some of the greatest allergy myths and misconceptions can actually be damaging to your health.