Study shows that over-cleanliness negatively affects immune system

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) How many more studies will they need. Some years back – and I wrote about it in “Grandma was right after all. a little dirt does not hurt” – the discovery, which every Elder knew, was made that a little dirt is, in fact good for kids. In a never-ending quest to eliminate human contact with germs, science has given society a number of hygienic chemicals.

Four Eco-Conscious Ways to Get Rid of Junk for Good

Green Living Guy

Cleanliness is godliness but for those who aren’t used to it, it is also infused with laziness. As important as it sounds, no one likes to maintain cleanliness, and we always tend to make excuses to avoid cleaning our house. It’s time to get real.

Is a Sprinkler System a Good Investment?

Green Living Guy

Although the home’s decor, cleanliness, and tidiness say a lot about its owners, the exterior of the. Anyone who owns a backyard, a garden, or a porch knows that maintaining the exterior of their home is just as effort, time, and financially consuming as the maintenance of a home’s interior.

Soon Humans Will Rent Patches Of Land In A Public San Francisco Park

Green (Living) Review

Staffers will be around to uphold reservations and ensure cleanliness on the weekends. This detail would even feel heavy-handed in a novel about a dystopian future ruled by the libertarian tech elite, but here you go: in San Francisco’s Dolores Park, people will be able to reserve chunks of the park as part of a two-month pilot program by the Recreation and Parks Department.

Reimagining your oral hygiene

Green Prophet

For hassle-free storage and cleanliness, the unobrush™ comes with a minimalistic Danish-designed Docking Station with UV light. Plant sharing can make you smile. In Meir Park, Tel Aviv. This is a sponsored article. Have you always wished for a smarter and easier way to brush your teeth?

City of Telosa enlists Bjarke Ingels Group for urban utopia


These qualities include the diversity of New York, the cleanliness of Tokyo, and the social services of Stockholm , among others. A plan for the world’s most sustainable city has been designed and is expected to welcome its first residents by 2030.

6 Rules for Greener Dishwashing

Green (Living) Review

Wash Your Stack In Order The American Cleaning Institute suggests washing dishes in order of cleanliness: glassware and flatware first; then plates and serving dishes; then cookware. I''ve always known to wash first anything that will come in direct contact with your mouth, then remaining glass items, and then items in order of cleanliness. Learn how to wash dishes by hand—for times when a dishwasher isn''t available or appropriate—and save the most water possible.

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What Jinn Are, And Why You Should Care

Green Prophet

More advice: keep wudu (ritual hygiene), because jinn dislike cleanliness. In Western minds, jinn, or djinns, or genies – are Disney figures drawn out of the Orient’s mythical past. But belief in jinns as living creatures with supernatural forces thrives in modern times too.

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Iran bans dog walking

Green Prophet

And even when owners do pick up after their dogs, soiling by urine and other stuff inevitably spoils the cleanliness of parks. In some Middle Eastern cities, the governments embrace dog walking, dog loving and dog everything. It seems like there are more dog parks than people parks in some areas of Tel Aviv, but if you live in Iran, watch out. Taking your dog out for a spin might land you in jail.

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Better Air Cleans Sick Buildings With Probiotics

Green Prophet

Western industry has often used a brute-force approach to cleanliness. Turn sick buildings healthy with a probiotic air filter from Israel. Above, dust mites. Better Air of Rishon LeZion, Israel is using a new approach to improve indoor air quality. Their probiotic Biozone cleaners harness natural bacteria to break down biofilms and reduce contamination from molds and other allergens. This approach is intended to prevent sick building syndrome (SBS.). Click here to view the embedded video.

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Food Safety and Leafy Greens

Green (Living) Review

The fact is that no government intervention would be needed if common sense and proper cleanliness would be employed. In packing houses too many people are being employed who come from a background where cleanliness does not seem to be on the agenda and who also seem to have a lack of understanding the language of the country and this is the same in the USA as it is in the UK. By Michael Smith (Veshengro) If you’re worried about e.

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Automatic Pool Cleaner: A Smarter Way To Enjoy Your Pool

Green Prophet

However, ensuring the cleanliness and safety of your pool should be on top of your priority list. Make Your Pool Life Easier And Smarter With An Automatic Pool Cleaner. One of the growing trends right now is smart home automation systems.

High-power ultrasound wipes pathogens from spinach for bagged salads


Abdul Vahid V: Ensuring cleanliness of spinach leaves and other tender greens in bagged salads is crucially important. The lack of sanitation of green leaves has led to several mishaps including the E. coli O157:H7 outbreak in August 2006 in America. To deal with the matter, bagged salad makers should depend on more advanced cleaning methods instead of the traditional chlorine based washing. High-Power Ultrasound Protect Produce from Pathogens.

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A Sustainable Towel That Cleans You AND The World!

Green Prophet

And besides, isn’t cleanliness close to godliness? Can a website dedicated to crowdfunding new green businesses make a measurable positive impact on our planet?

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Leaked Poop Forces 2 Tel Aviv Beach Closures

Green Prophet

An initiative launched to monitor beaches throughout Israel, the campaign awards a 0 to 3 ranking for beaches according to their cleanliness, accessibility, and popular appeal. . Locals and holiday makers who love the beautiful Gordon Beach will have to leave their bikinis at home. Contaminated waters off Gordon Beach and Charles Clore Beach in Tel Aviv are stinking up plans to get the summer fun started.

Casablanca’s Cinema in the Hands of One Man

Green Prophet

This year, there are only about 30 theatres left and they suffer from a bad reputation for safety and cleanliness.’. The commercial capital of Morocco is catching up to the western world through a series of dedicated governmental initiatives, putting old institutions like ABC Cinema on Boulevard Mohamed V at risk.

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Grassy bathroom design from Nadeau steals the hearts of green lovers


The design further focuses on the cleanliness of the entire environment with the grassy installations. Abdul Vahid V: Famous French green designer Patrick Nadeau has amazed green lovers with a breathtaking eco-bathroom design. The idea of plating grass and using eco-friendly materials inside the bathroom is not anything new. But what Nadeau has envisaged is a serene bathroom complete with grasses and pristine green touch.

Mead: The Ancient Wine Is Back

Green Prophet

Strict attention to cleanliness, fermenting with specially developed yeasts, and fermentation vessels with airlocks to let gases escape while preventing dust and small insects from dropping in – these, and other modern techniques reduce the chances of spoilage and help the home mead maker to produce a gallon or ten of delicious brew in her own kitchen. What do you think of when you think of mead?

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Dishwashers: the greener solution for clean plates

Green Prophet

Dishwashers also won on cleanliness. Is it better to plunk dirty dinner plates into the automatic washer, or go retro and wash them by hand? The spouse thinks it wiser (and greener) to clean messes as they occur. I like how the dishwasher lets me defer. He says his way saves water. I know mine saves time. We’ve argued this for years. Who needs a marriage counselor when you’ve got Twitter ?

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10 Reasons Why Should We Ban Plastic Bags


Additional problem with plastic grocery bags recycling is their cleanliness. Plastic bags are a convenient way to carry. our purchased goods when we go shopping. They are a part of our modern lives, and we don’t tend to think much about them. In fact, it is estimated that up to 10 million plastic bags are used every minute around the world [1].

Prejudice multi functional chair made from 100 percent recycled materials


Sturdiness and cleanliness are two grounds, which make its use questionable. Pratima Kalra: What an apt name for a chair, ‘Prejudice’. Of course, just reading the name is not enough; therefore, here we are to tell you more about the prejudice the chair wishes to justify. Proposed by Sanserif Creatius, a Valencian designer, the chair is both multifunctional as well as eco friendly.

Green Tips While At Work

Eco Friendly Daily

But in you endeavor for cleanliness don’t purchase or use toxic cleaning products. So practically everyone is going green these days – no matter where they are. And if they aren’t then they sure should be!! Getting environmentally conscious is a good thing, after all we all need to put our best foot forward in order to save our planet.

Take-Away: Israelis and Palestinians Talk Trash in Grassroots Play

Green Prophet

Not nearly as vitriolic on the ground as an outsider might think, the discourse between Arabs and Jews has expanded to include environmental matters that affect both sides such as the cleanliness of shared waterways and skies and the growing problem of trash, among others. Israeli and Palestinian stage performers are getting together to talk trash.

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Laundry soaps – is less more green? Jordanians Concentrate for the Environment

Green Prophet

is the official body of the soaps, detergents and maintenance products industry in Europe with a mission “to benefit society by contributing to the sustainable improvement of the quality and comfort of life through hygiene and cleanliness, in a free, competitive and innovative way.” Jordan is cleaning up its act, at least in terms of laundry detergent, with a project entitled Concentrate for the Environment.

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Clear doesn’t mean clean for Venice’s canals


“The low turbidity of the water does not mean cleanliness,” Pierpaolo Campostrini, the managing director for the Consortium for Managing Scientific Research on Venice Lagoon System, told ABC News. Images of dolphins cruising Italian ports and swans floating beneath picturesque bridges in Venice’s famous canals are popping up on social media feeds. But clearer water doesn’t necessarily mean cleaner.

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Eco-Friendly FreshX - the fresh alternative to 'flushable' wipes

Green (Living) Review

A spritz spray provides customers the same convenience and feeling of cleanliness, but without the problems and environmental concerns caused by wipes that are flushed." FreshX ‘Toilet tissue Spritz’ is a new generation of environmental friendly personal care products being launched as the alternative to ‘flushable wipes’. Available in two formulas; ‘Aloe Fresh’ & ‘Fragrance Free’. With the benefits of botanicals and vitamins. Dermatologically tested for sensitive skins.

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How is Paper Recycled: Step by Step


Upon arrival at the recycling facility, the quantity and quality (cleanliness and type) of the paper is measured and a purchase contract is issued to the recycler. Each year, over 400 million metric tons of paper and. cardboard is produced globally, with over half of production originating from China, the United States, and Japan [1]. In 2016, Americans alone consumed 70 million metric tons of paper a year, or approximately 514 pounds per person [2].

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LastTissue offers a handkerchief for the modern world


There is a barrier between the used and new tissues to maintain cleanliness and the kit comes with a specially marked tissue to place at the top of the pack to easily indicate when you’ve reached the last one. LastObject, the company that brought you the reusable cotton swab LastSwab , is now offering consumers a more sustainable option when it comes to blowing their noses.

What Are the Health and Environmental Benefits of Solar Energy?


Even though some criticism against the cleanliness of the solar industry appears from time to time, the impact of solar energy on our health is far lower than of any fossil fuel [14]. Sunlight is free, infinite, and easily. accessible, making it a perfect source for generating energy—particularly when compared to fossil fuels, which need to be mined, extracted, and transported, leaving behind a trail of pollution and environmental degradation.

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Pink Slime A Non-Issue for Kosher McDonald’s

Green Prophet

Referring to kosher meat, and this can apply to a great extent to “halal” certified meat for Muslims as well, a certain degree of cleanliness is practiced; which most likely would not involve using meat scraps from the floors of slaughterhouses. Good news! This McRoyal Burger sold in Israel doesn’t contain pink slime, and it never did. . Pink slime, a beef filler ingredient made from from slaughter house beef trimmings is freaking out consumers worldwide.

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Spring Festival is in Egyptian Air Marked by Petrified, Stinky, Toxic Fish

Green Prophet

The job, he said, requires “cleanliness and vigilance.”. Sporadic street violence, economic distress and political polarization were mostly put on ice this past Sunday as Egyptians of all classes and religions held picnics, took boat rides on the Nile and celebrated Sham el-Nessim, a holiday whose roots most believe date back to this land’s ancient inhabitants. The event features a stinky fish.On

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Giveaway - Safix Scrub Pad

Green Earth Journey

Dishwashing is effortless, and with no more foul odor , ensuring total cleanliness. I was given the chance to try out the Safix scrub pad two weeks ago. We have been using one on the dishes and one for other household chores ever since. The Safix pad is fantastic! It works extremely well on the dishes, gets the grim the first time and does not scratch the pans or plates. It dries super fast and eliminates the chance for it to grow mildew and get stinky.

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Air Con Water Runoff: Cherish it like the Rain

Green Prophet

The cleanliness of AC water depends on whether it runs off directly when created, via a drainage hose; or allowed to collect underneath an older window type of unit that allows harmful bacteria to grow. Tomato sprouts growing with AC water: waste not want not! Another hot summer is now upon us and most people in the Middle East that have them are running their air conditioning units at full blast.

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Citizen Science Tuesday: PooPower!

Nature Conservancy - Science

What people can do is support each other in improving the cleanliness of our parks and streets. Dog poop on the street. Photo © Niccolò Caranti/Flickr. Citizen Science Tuesday connects you with opportunities to be a part of conservation science with outdoor projects around the world and online projects to try from the comfort of your own home. By Lisa Feldkamp, senior coordinator, new science audiences, The Nature Conservancy. What is PooPower!?

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Green (Living) Review

has always been common and it is rooted in our cleanliness taboo but it is, in my opinion, a great idea for us all. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) BYO, as in Bring Your Own, is well known and becoming established by now as far as grocery bags are concerned, and BYOC started in Japan as “Bring your own Chopsticks” because of the environmental impact all those disposable chopsticks, whether made from wood or plastic have.

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Polished Beauty Bar: Indulge in a Healthy Mani and Pedi

Eco Chic

She explained that she and her sister Micki were inspired to create the salon after feeling like second-class citizens at their local nail joints, where a lack of cleanliness and customer appreciation were the norm. Sneaking away from work for 45 minutes to do something nice for yourself every once in a while is the best. In fact, it keeps me sane! I find it to be a terrific way to recalibrate my thoughts and recharge so that I’m at my best the rest of the day.

5 Arguments against bottled “mineral water”

Green (Living) Review

Despite the fact that according to the test reports the amounts of contaminants found in the samples are not injurious to health there must remain doubts to the supposed cleanliness of such water. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Tap water costs almost nothing and comes conveniently out of the tap (or faucet, as our American cousins call it). Still most people buy water in bottles. Does that really make sense?

Finding friendly and clean self-storage solutions in San Diego, CA

Eco Chic

Cost, cleanliness, size, environmental friendliness and ethical ownership are all important parts of finding a great storage unit. Are you considering a move to sunny San Diego, CA? Perhaps you’ve already relocated to “America’s Finest City” and are seeing a solution to storing some of your belongings as you settle into life in your new home. Finding quality storage units in San Diego is a good step for saving you time, energy and money.

Insha’allah, All Good Pilgrims Survive Hajj Despite MERS Risk

Green Prophet

Cleanliness may be next to godliness, but piety may prove lethal. So say global health officials as they warn travellers to take special precautions when on Hajj , where a mysterious virus knowns as MERS threatens a concentrated pilgrim population expected to exceed 3 million. Over a year has passed since the first case emerged of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). MERS has since infected 135 and killed 58, yet questions on the origin and transmission patterns of the disease remain.

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Spotlight On an Environmental Crisis: Rila National Park, Bulgaria

Eco Friendly Daily

The unapproved plan on the additional 150 hectares was specifically rejected because of fears that such development would affect animal populations, watershed cleanliness and arboreal health. As the European Union creeps eastward and formerly impoverished countries enjoy the spoils of greater economic opportunity, so too do cheap vacation spots move with them. It is in this manner that new EU member, Bulgaria has become the ski destination of choice among the snow bunnies of Europe.

We Go ECO - Ecover Review and Giveaway

Green Earth Journey

So as you can see I have become quite obsessive about hand cleanliness. It's almost time to send our beautiful children back to school. Along with learning new things and meeting new friends they will also be bringing home the germs. I despise this part of my kids attending school. Since my oldest started school I have become a germaphobe. I am not a germaphobe about everything. Hands really bother me, they gross me out now.

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10 Reasons you Should Avoid Bottled Water

Green Living Ideas

they say that over 33% of all bottled water violated industry standards for cleanliness. Bottled water is nothing short of a ecological disaster. Take a readily available resource and place it in an unsustainable container turns it into an expensive commodity which sells at 1000 times the cost, all the while supporting corporations rather than our own watershed. And yet so many of us rely on bottled water for our hydration.

Take back the Tap

Green (Living) Review

Our love affair, for a great majority, with bottled water stems from the false belief, created by the bottled water makers, that bottled water is healthier and better than tap water as regards to cleanliness and taste.

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