Our cities must be greener and cleaner

With the global population constantly growing, it comes to our attention that we will be living in busy, urban areas at some point during our lives.

However, according to research carried out by the University of East Anglia, having access to green spaces can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, premature death, stress and high blood pressure.

By 2030, urban areas across the world could provide a home for 60% of the population with one in three people living in an environment that houses half a million inhabitants.

While figures in population increase, our green spaces are eventually damaged in order to support the building of new homes.

With air pollution still an ongoing battle for the nation, solutions to combat smog and rising temperatures are referring to the addition of plants and trees as the number one alternative.

Adopting greener walls and roof gardens into our living spaces will help fight against air pollution, smog and rising temperatures.

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At EGO, we fully understand the impact of pollution and how much it affects our health. It’s one of many reasons why we are battery only. Our goal is to empower users to move away from petrol with no sacrifice to the performance or power of their tools but all of the benefits of using a cleaner energy source.

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