What Causes Our Environmental Issues and How Can We Avoid Further Damages?

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Ever second the environment is being damaged. The majority of these damages are caused by man-made by-products and its related issues causing serious air, land and water pollution. Therefore, some of the man-made products that cause this pollution are vehicles, garbage and unnecessary usage of gases.

Firstly, vehicles are one of the leading causes of pollution. They burn high amounts of fuel and release toxin gases; for instance, during the eighteenth century, in London, this resulted in an increase of carbon dioxide in the air, and citizens had to wear face masks to avoid getting sick. Nowadays, engineers have made gasoline and electric powered cars which are economically friendly, and burn less fuel. Furthermore, local travelers who travel as far as going to work, school or shopping or more should only use four cylinders or less powered vehicles to release less CO2 into the atmosphere.

Secondly, garbage also causes environmental damage. Each city is Ontario dumps more them ten-tons of garbage each year on waste lands, or dumps their garbage into the ocean. This causes serious pollution, rending large fields of lands unusable and contaminates water sources in areas which are used for drinking. In addition, due to the unsorted compostiable materials is our garbage, they are then mixed with other wastes and produce strong odours in the air. For example, in early March 2007, in the City of Halifax around seventy people got sick because of the odours emitted from their old waste land: the cause of the problem was people concentrate less on separating compostiables from the rest of the waste. However, Halifax has a new program where employees at their dump plant remove the compostiable waste to avoid less land and air damage.

Thirdly, people use unnecessary heat in places and areas where it’s not needed. In this case, construction areas use gas cylinders to keep their work areas warm overnight. Each one of these sites wastes and releases considerable amounts of...
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