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Environment Watch: Protect our fragile lakes and rivers St. John's NL

As Canadians, we are overtly proud of our lakes and waterways, recognizing that the abundance of this natural resource is a global privilege.

RBC - St Johns-Aberdeen Ave Branch
(709) 576-4700
40 Aberdeen Ave-Suite 102
St Johns, NL
Languages
English, French
Office Hours
Monday: 09:30 - 17:00
Tuesday: 09:30 - 17:00
Wednesday: 09:30 - 17:00
Thursday: 09:30 - 20:00
Friday: 09:30 - 17:00
Saturday: 10:00 - 15:00
Sunday: Closed

BMO Bank of Montreal
Elizabeth Avenue
St Johns, NL
Type
ABM

Scotiabank
(709) 576-1199
37 Rowan Street
St. Johns, NL
 
RBC - Torbay Branch
(709) 437-5361
1296 Torbay Rd-Po Box 1130
Torbay, NL
Languages
English, French
Office Hours
Monday: 09:30 - 17:00
Tuesday: 09:30 - 17:00
Wednesday: 09:30 - 17:00
Thursday: 09:30 - 17:00
Friday: 09:30 - 17:00
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

BMO Bank of Montreal
Prince Philip Drive
St Johns, NL
Type
ABM

BMO Bank of Montreal
(709) 758-2100
370 Newfoundland Dr
St. John\U0027S, NL
Type
Branch with ABM

RBC - Elizabeth Ave Br
(709) 576-4545
65 Elizabeth Ave
St Johns, NL
Languages
English, French
Office Hours
Monday: 09:30 - 17:00
Tuesday: 09:30 - 17:00
Wednesday: 09:30 - 20:00
Thursday: 09:30 - 20:00
Friday: 09:30 - 17:00
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

BMO Bank of Montreal
(709) 758-2110
384 Elizabeth Ave W
St. John\U0027S, NL
Type
Branch with ABM

BMO Bank of Montreal
(709) 758-2055
238 Water St
St. John\U0027S, NL
Type
Branch with ABM

Scotiabank
(709) 576-6000
245 Water Street
St. John'S, NL
 

Environment Watch: Protect our fragile lakes and rivers

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(NC)-As Canadians, we are overtly proud of our lakes and waterways, recognizing that the abundance of this natural resource is a global privilege.

Did you know, for example: there are an estimated two million lakes in Canada, giving us more lake area than any other country in the world? The Great Lakes alone are the largest system of fresh water on earth, containing roughly 18 percent of the world's fresh surface water.

What can we do to protect this fragile resource? One important step is to use biodegradable cleaning products, like laundry detergents that quickly breakdown in our lakes and rivers. Purex has just launched an innovative breakthrough detergent called Natural Elements. It has a biodegradable formula and is reported to be as effective as their regular products.

"When polled, 88% of Canadians said they would be more likely to buy an environmentally conscious laundry detergent if made by a manufacturer or name they trust," says Ed Zello, spokesperson for the brand. "So that gives our newest Natural Elements line such a great head-start. It is biodegradable and both the bottle and cap are recyclable."

A recent Angus Reid poll reports that eight in 10 Canadians say "it's important that a detergent be biodegradable so it doesn't harm our lakes and water systems". And, 82% of women and 75% of men say: "manufacturers should try to do more for the environment".

Green products are clearly here to stay.

Credit: www.newscanada.com