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 Edward Love says... Kobus, is there a spur Near Daleside......... Check to see if the chefs there are wearing gloves... Claims of faeces and semen in Spur, Wimpy food ” 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 Uncontrolled periodontal disease and diabetes – a collective health risk? Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Eduloan offers affordable education finance Live healthier 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. Vitamin wise » Vitamins for HIV What to eat for vitamin B? Cut down on vitamins All you need to know about vitamins Find out which vitamin to use for which condition. Ask our Vitamin expert.