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 New natural wonder: Giant living SA flag A huge South African flag, made up of millions of coloured desert plants and solar panels, will soon be visible in the Karoo – and from space. 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 Marine life drowning in sea of trash 2 million cigarettes, "ghost" fishing gear, a loaded handgun, a voodoo doll, a wedding dress and a kitchen sink - a small sample of the trash found on beaches on Coastal Cleanup Day. Why drivers inhale more pollutants Should drivers be the ones wearing the gas masks? Your ticket to Nature Celebrate spring with free access to SA National Parks. 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. 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. “ Latest comment on Health24 Pedro Schoultz says... I do not think any medical aid can beat BANKMED... The best medical aid in SA ” 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. 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. 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. 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.