Recent research has been released stating that even our homes can be contaminated by the daily pollutants usually only reserved for metropolitan epicenters. While these pollutants are on a much smaller scale than, say, city smog, it’s important to eliminate them for the safety of the entire household.
Modernization “byproducts” - or the consequences of efficiency - is the main culprit. From household cleaning product fumes to smoke from burnt cooking ware, everyday products need to be considered with care before purchasing and while using. It’s inevitable - we need to buy modern products to function normally in today’s society. However, this doesn’t equate to carelessness.
One step to take to a greener home is to ditch artificial air fresheners. Science Direct report that 20 percent of the American population is allergic to such smell enhancers - and some may not know it. Opt for a naturally scented candle or organic and natural popery bag.
There are many more ways to anti-pollute a home. Here is an infographic by FragranceX.com that gives specific, scientifically-backed ways to prevent home air pollution.
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