QUESTIONS OF THE DAY
What does WATER mean to you?
Siyabongao No Shebi
: “it means only biodiversity, the interconnection of on earth.”
: “water is not just a drink it joins lives together and brings life and colour into the world.”
: “what is a source of life, it’s essential to all organisms.”
Sheldon Van Wyk
: “water is the flow of life and the healing of the spirit.”
: “water is a source or facility that I cannot live without, it is very much useful.”
: “it’s something I cannot live without and do not want to waste.”
: “flowing water means freedom and a great possibility for whatever you want to do.”
How much WATER do you drink in a day?
: “I drink at least 3-4 500ml glasses of water every day.”
: “I’m not sure but it’s more than a litre. On the average, I drink more than eight glasses per day.”
: “Approximately two glasses of water per day.”
: “I drink about 5-6 glasses of water every day.”
: “I drink 25 litres a day in order to stay healthy.
What effect does WASTE have on your environment?
Also, this waste kills, plants, animals and people lose their lives daily because of pollution.”
“It kills animals, spreads diseases, it is poverty and it makes a place untidy.”
“Water causes serious diseases and the animals drink it which choke and kill them.”
“Waste not only makes our environment look filthy, it also pollutes and contaminates the air we breathe and the water we drink.”
How can WATER unite us?
“Water is not just a liquid…it’s a need and something we have to survive on, so together it brings us a common goal to save and reserve it.”
“We can all work together and not waste water and keep it cleaner.”
“By fighting against people that pollute land, water. Also, be part of a group of people that strives to save the earth.”
“By keeping it clean and safe for drinking.”
: “I bath twice a day – when I wake up and before I go to bed.”
: “I shower at night before I go to bed.”
Buyisiwe Pretty Xulu
: “I often take bath two times a day.”
Sheldon Van Wyk
: “I either take a bath or shower depending on the weather but I usually have it two times a day.”
: “I shower once a day, I hardly ever bath.”
: “I usually bath three times a day.”
Shantze de Waal
: “I shower once a day.”
How do you dispose your household WASTE?
the dumps and recycling factories.”
come, we throw it in the dump.”
: “we burn our waste in my house and this is not good for the environment because of the air pollution.”
good because as well because it produces CO
WASTE: What do you think about COP 17?
: “I think it’s a great organisation teaming up to save the world and fighting against global warming.”
Shatze de Waal
: “I believe that their intentions are good and I hope that they are still around for me to join for there is no greater cause than this.”
: “I think COP 17, is about changing of climate and what we must do to avoid climate change.”
: “I did not know about COP 17 conferences until we hosted one in our country.”
: “COP 17 is an organisation which assists in educating people globally about the importance of saving water.”