Air pollution is a serious issue in Nigeria and to countries around the world. Every year, air pollution causes severe damage to human health and the environment.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), ambient air pollution is the greatest environmental risk to health – causing premature deaths worldwide. Air pollution affects human health by causing respiratory and cardiovascular diseases.
Note: Environment is a place where humans as well as plants and animals live. Therefore, keeping it clean and neat is our responsibility. It is important to keep our environment clean because it aids fresh air and reduce pollution.
Importance of Keeping a Clean Environment
Keeping our environment clean is a very important part of our lives. It is important to focus on this as we have to make sure that the environment is preserved for future generation.
In our day to day lives, people litter the roads instead of thrashing it properly. This acts lowly accumulates and transforms into huge garbage which in turn welcomes sickness and diseases and people are affected by it.
Below are some of the ways with which we can keep our environment clean.
Using the waste bin: Disposing our waste properly by using a trash can.
Plant trees: We should cultivate the habit of planting trees and taking care of them. Trees helps in controlling pollution and providing ventilation.
All these steps and more help keep the environment clean and aid fresh air.By maintaining a beautiful green society, we inspire others to follow and by so doing we are able to save our environment.