Cleaning our Water

Cleaning our water is absolutely essential and we need to progress in this field on a personal, community, national and global level to stop making the problem worse and enact the many solutions listed below.

We can start in our homes by using vinegar and baking soda over harsh chemicals when cleaning. Read your labels. You will not only protect our water and land, but you also won’t be exposing yourself and those close to you to the chemicals as well. There are so many great alternatives out there for cleaning our homes and businesses.

It is unfortunate that microplastics are now a concern for the world. Read the following article to find filters that can help with improving drinking water quality: Microplastics seep into our water and our bodies – these products may be able to help. The article states: “Over the past five years, scientists have discovered microplastics in dust, fruit, drinking waterrain, and the atmosphere. They’ve also been found in human lung tissue and bloodstreams, as well as in infants’ bodies.” If ever there is a time to invest in a good filtration system, it is now!

Check out some tips to find inspiration for running your home on a greener basis. See our other Pinterest page on Water for one more reality check on what we are doing to the waters of the world. Also, Managing Earth’s Facebook page has dozens of posts highlighting the incredible challenges and innovative solutions to solve the problem of cleaning our water. Get inspired, and share the wonderful efforts of those trying to clean and protect the waters of the world!