Cleaning our water is absolutely essential and we need to work on a personal, community, national and global level to stop making the problem worse and start making it better!
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 your body to the chemicals as well. There are so many great alternatives out there for cleaning our homes and businesses. 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. Check them out and get inspired!
Visit www.theoceancleanup.com to read up on the details for their solution for capturing large amounts of floating plastic and debris driven by current and removing it to help with cleaning our water.
The ‘Seawer’- The Garbage-Seacraper is designed to rid the water of debris. It garnered Honorable Mention for Sung Jin Cho from South Korea at the 2014 Evolo Skyscraper Competition.
’10 Things you can do to save the ocean’ by National Geographic
The Pasteurization Technology Group provides unique, patented “2 for 1” disinfection and energy solutions for municipal and industrial wastewater treatment facilities.
Plastics that are not readily recyclable -#3(pvc), #4(ldpe), #5(pp), #6(ps), #7 (other)
www.reefcheck.org– People monitoring the reefs to help protect them.
These two young surfers are working hard fighting back against ocean plastic: 4ocean.com
Posted by Hashem Al-Ghaili on Thursday, November 1, 2018