The Times reports that wet wipes are such a big source of plastic pollution in rivers that they are to be targeted for “elimination” by the UK government.
Millions of the wipes are flushed down UK sewers every week because consumers think they are made of degradable tissue paper. Most, however, are made from polyester, a plastic that takes years to degrade — and then releases millions of tiny fibres into the environment. Read more…
Watch what happens to “flushable” wet wipe when you blend it. Hint: almost nothing. Watch video..
Hemorrhoids are part of normal human anatomy, we all have them. Hemorrhoids don’t cause pain normally, only infected hemorrhoids hurt. To prevent infection, it’s very important to have a very good daily hygiene. Approximately 50% to 66% of people have problems with hemorrhoids at some point in their lives. Males and females are both affected with about equal frequency. Try these simple tips for hemorrhoids that will make you feel so much better:
1. Good Personal Hygiene
Although the reason isn’t clear, some studies show a correlation between having a clean bum and hemorrhoids
Save The Environment! Fight Against ‘Flushable’ Wet Wipes Is Gaining Momentum
Within the last month The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times have both published articles about the importance of properly disposing of items (FOG and flushable wipes), and what happens when we don’t. As cities continue to grow and infrastructure continues to age, it is more important than ever to pay attention to what you are putting down your kitchen sink drain and toilet.
Hemorrhoids are a very common anorectal condition that affects millions of people around the world. Over half of all people will develop symptomatic hemorrhoids at some point. Hemorrhoids don’t cause pain normally, only infected hemorrhoids hurt. The good news is that there are a number of simple strategies to prevent hemorrhoids from interfering with your daily life:
1. Eat more fiber
Hemorrhoids are more likely to occur in people who have infrequent bowel movements. Eat more fruits, vegetables and whole grains.