House Plants for Clean Air

here’s a good short article that shares the evidence for something I’ve long believed – house plants clean the air. I think this is especially important in new homes where new furniture and fittings leach chemicals (also in newer school buildings):

Mashable Article – House Plants

Particularly valuable when anyone in the home has asthma or allergy problems. This is why four large house plants were one of the first things on my shopping list for our new apartment – and we’ll be getting more.

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2 Responses

  1. I once read an article somewhere that enlisted the names of the most effective house plants with the names of specific toxic gases/ pollutants they absorbed! Though definitly useful i wonder if their upkeep requires some different ways…or if its ok for them to stay without sunlight for long.. Date: Wed, 31 Jul 2013 16:46:30 +0000 To: niyatipawar@hotmail.com

  2. Couldn’t have asked for better advice-considering where I live! Thank you. Hope you are enjoying your new assignment and environment.
    Regards,
    Guneet

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