This is the second post of the series of articles devoted the great movement ‘365 Ways to Save the Earth’ that was initiated by folks at Dumpster Rentals Cooperative (read the first article in our Dumpster Rentals Blog ). The goal of the initiative is to raise awareness of environmental problems and issues. We wanted to share with the community of North America consumers some simple proposals and tips on what each of us and all of us can do to keep our planet cleaner, protecting it from pollutants. By following these simple, easy-to-do recommendation we can contribute to saving not-renewable resources and protecting wildlife.
Below are some tips on how we can keep our planet cleaner:
Support the requirements of the Basel Convention.
The Basel Convention standard, which came into effect in 1992, provides an effective legal framework for controlling and reducing cross-border movements of dangerous waste. It was drawn up by 152 states and, in 2002, led to the issuing of a list of 12 chemical products declared to be persistent organic pollutants (POPs), whose manufacture and use are now prohibited. Among wood treatment, the most toxic, such as arsenic, are...