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How to Find and Limit Sneaky Sources of Air Pollution in Your Home

Residents can shrink their carbon footprints by reducing the greenhouse gas emissions associated with their homes. Minimizing local air pollution can enhance ecological conservation and protect community members’ health, whereas inhaling emissions may cause asthma and other respiratory illnesses. Reducing air pollution also enhances climate change prevention measures. You can consciously increase your home’s sustainability […]

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The risks to health may be greater due to exposure to air pollution indoors than outdoors.

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Tips to Green Your Outdoor Space at Home

Our homes are our sanctuaries these days, with most of us leaving much less often. Home has become the office, school, play and relaxation, all-in-one – leaving many of us with far less space than we thought we had! It’s time to incorporate whatever type of outdoor space you have into your daily routine. Opening […]

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Improved Indoor Air Quality in 5 Simple Steps

As you may know, we’ve had an extremely harsh summer here in California (and along the west coast) with an outrageous number of fires. These fires have lead to very poor air quality. In fact, at one point, numerous cities along the Western U.S. were being reported as having the worst air quality in the […]

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4 Air Purifying Plants for Your Apartment

Living in an apartment or condominium can be confining. It’s not just the space that gets a little stuffy sometimes; it’s also the air quality. Many condo-dwellers purchase devices like air purifiers or humidifiers to try to regulate the air quality of their home. However, these devices can take up an inordinate amount of space, […]

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Correlation Between Indoor Air Pollution and Plants

If your apartment is filled with plants, you already know about the multiple benefits these wonderful things bring. Besides making your home look a lot better, there’s a strong link between air pollution and plants. And even though new studies suggest plants don’t have the extended air purifying features we thought, having them in your […]

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Biofriendly Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality at Home

While the good news is carbon emissions have dropped around 17 percent in recent months, due to coronavirus quarantines put in place around the world, indoor air pollution continues to be an issue we’re all dealing with day in and day out. According to the EPA, the average American spends around 90% of their day […]

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20 Ways You Can Be Greener Today Than Yesterday

Adding a little more green into your daily routine doesn’t have to take a lot of time, nor does it need to be costly and complex. In actual fact, taking steps to go green can be relatively painless…at least when it comes to some of the basics.

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Can Air Conditioners Be Used to Help Clean Up Indoor Air Pollution?

Indoor air is unclean, stale and filled with pollutants. Compared to outdoor air, the air inside your home is ten times more contaminated. Many of the pollutants we inhale in our homes come from outdoors through windows, while others are from different sources inside our homes. Poor indoor air quality can be risky as it […]

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3 Ways To Improve Your Indoor Air Quality Naturally

Providing the best for loved ones comes naturally to any head of the family. Homeowners go through great lengths to ensure the comfort and safety of their household. Did you know the quality of indoor air is often worse than the air outside? Many factors make the air inside your home unhealthy. In fact, there […]