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What are the benefits of eco cleaning products?

Everyday, thousands of cleaning products are sold around the world. But how many of them are healthy and ecological? Just take a look at the household products department in supermarkets and you will realize that most aren’t. However, they are eco friendly cleaning products that are interesting. B-Cap makes you discover what the benefits of these products are and why you should think of using them. 1.   A Healthy home   we may not really be aware of this, but every time we use standard cleaning products, we take the risk of being in direct contact with chemicals. Indeed, in an attempt to eliminate every trace of dust and bacteria, we use these harsh products that are not only...

Recycling Plastic Bottles and Other Ways to Reduce Your Waste

Though people are more and more aware of the impact it has on the environment, the amount of garbage produced by humans remains impressive. With a continuous worldwide growth, plastic is among the major sources of pollution. Fortunately, solutions exist. In this article, we share 5 easy ways you can reduce your waste, starting with plastic bottles.   1. Recycle plastic bottles in creative ways Used plastic bottles usually end up in the trash. But – good news – it doesn’t have to be that way! Kitchen storage containers, bird feeders, snack bowls, and many more, the internet abounds with Do It Yourself tutorials. Be creative and give a new purpose to your plastic bottles. Options are endless!  ...

Environmentally friendly Products: 6 examples of daily products

In 2018, it’s no secret to anyone that the production of municipal waste from consumers is still very important. Small daily actions would limit some of this waste. B-cap offers you some ideas and tips! 1. Clothes made from recycled Fabric One way to make your everyday life eco-friendlier is to dress with clothes made of recycled materials. Indeed, these clothes are more and more easy to find since more and more brands offer clothes made of recycled plastic. But how does one go from a plastic bottle to a garment? First of all, the waste is crushed into petals and then mixed with plastic bottles. Then everything is mixed and transformed into a liquid mass and finally woven...

How much garbage do humans make every year?

People are more aware on the issue of environmental waste than ever. But what is it really? B-Cap offers you an answer about waste and its treatment in Europe. Some statistics Where does all this trash come from? As we can see in this table, in 2014, waste generation in the EU-28 is +/- 2.5 million tonnes. This impressive figure includes waste from all economic activities as well as those from households. In the EU-28, construction accounted for 34.7% of the total, followed by the extractive industries (28%), manufacturing (10.2%), water and waste services (9.1%) and households (8.3%); the remaining 9.5% was waste generated by other economic activities of which mainly services (3.9%) and energy (3.7%). Therefore, if we...

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