Questions tagged [health]

the effect of sustainability improvements on people's health. See also [hygiene] or [personal-hygiene]

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Potential health risks with keeping temperature in a house low?

In this question on an alternative way of heating a comment was made that There are significant potential health risks with lowering a house to 16 degrees C What kind of potential health risks ...
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Can solid dog waste be safely added to a backyard composting heap?

My dog poops in my backyard and the poop is either a) forgotten or b) picked up in a biodegradable bag and thrown in the trash which is ultimately incinerated for electricity by my municipality. Both ...
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Are there hard water purifiers for the main water pipe into an apartment?

The water supply in our apartment is hard water and is not suitable for daily use like washing clothes, drinking, bathing etc. Are there water purifiers we can put on the main water pipe which goes ...
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How to create a sustainable white noise generation box?

I would like to create a white noise generation box. I want it to be as sustainable as possible (within reason), as it will likely be used 24/7. My thinking so far is to use an old, unused smartphone,...