Maintaining environmental health is an obligation for each individual. Health is a gift from the Creator and the environment must be maintained so that we and our families and surrounding communities will avoid diseases due to our dirty and unclean environment. Because health is a priceless thing.
Sometimes when we are healthy, we forget the pleasure of being healthy and when we are sick we will wake up and feel that health is really very valuable.
A healthy body can be obtained from exercising regularly, consuming nutritious food, and a healthy and clean environment. A healthy environment sometimes we often do not pay attention because of our busy activities so that the surrounding environment is not kept clean. As a result of an unclean or unhealthy environment that can cause various diseases, one of the most worrying is dengue fever because it can cause death. Dengue fever usually results from an unhealthy living environment.
Environmental cleanliness is a condition free from dirt, including inside, dust, garbage, and odor. In Indonesia, the problem of environmental hygiene has always been a debate and a growing problem. Cases relating to environmental hygiene problems each year continue to increase.
We must know about the benefits of maintaining environmental cleanliness because maintaining environmental cleanliness is very useful for all of us because it can create a safe, clean, cool and healthy life.
The benefits of maintaining environmental hygiene include:
- Avoid diseases caused by unhealthy environments.
- The environment becomes cooler.
- Free from air pollution.
- Water becomes cleaner and safer to drink.
- Be calmer in carrying out daily activities.
There are still many more benefits to maintaining the cleanliness of the environment, so we must realize the importance of environmental cleanliness starting from our own homes such as diligently sweeping the yard, diligently cleaning the gutter of our house, throwing garbage in its place, and can be started also in cleaning our environment every Friday morning, it would be even better if it was done every day.
The environment will be better if everyone is aware and responsible for environmental cleanliness because it must be instilled early.