Microfiber Pollution and the Environment: What is it, and how do we stop it?

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There is a real environmental issue which has cropped up with the prevalent usage of synthetic materials. Over time, our dependence on synthetic materials has grown significantly, and only now are we beginning to research and understand the ramifications of the creation and usage of these synthetic materials. The issue at hand is microfiber pollution. Microfiber pollution is taking an incredible toll on our natural ecosystems and causing untold damage.

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Can You Guess These Hidden Germ Hot Spots?

Infographic: The Six Germiest Spots in Your Home

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Six Germiest Spots in Your Home
TV Remote: These are in every home and covered in everyone’s germs.  Even when we’re sick, we watch television! Wipe them down with a bleach or disinfecting cloth on a regular basis!
Toothbrush: When a toilet flushes, it can send a spray of bacteria and germs into the air. Protect your mouth and your health by keeping your toothbrush in an open top container so it can dry – away from the toilet.
Kitchen Sink: Your kitchen sink gathers bacteria from all around your kitchen. Worse, we tend to keep sponges in service for too long. Replace that dishrag and use a bleach cleaner to remove up to 98% of bacteria.
Keyboard: Unless you wash your hands before you touch your keyboard every single time, it’s one of the best homes for bacteria out there. Clean your keyboard with a disinfecting wipe, and use a vacuum to remove debris!
Bathtub: It’s only natural that where we rinse off the day’s germs will be full of germs! Consider a daily disinfecting spray after your shower, and scrub out that tub once a week!
Salt and Pepper Shakers: Unexpected, but true – Our salt and pepper shakers are the germ farms of our kitchens. When was the last time you cleaned yours out and gave them a good washing?

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