Category: Removing Indoor Air Toxins

The Dangers of Fireplace Pollution on Health

The cold winter weather brings in frigid temperatures and an unbearably cold atmosphere in your home. Sometimes it may feel as though your home is colder than the swirling degrees outside, leaving you running to the furnace to awaken the heat, and even better igniting a cozy warm fire in the fireplace to thaw your …

Does Wearing a Face Mask Protect from Air Pollution?

Did you know that fine particulate matter is tiny particles, no bigger than 2.5 micrometers? This matter is so small that it is often compared to human hair to show the significance in size, as human hair is between 50 and 70 micrometers in size. Therefore, the risks of ingesting or inhaling these very small …

Hawaii Volcanoes – Protection from Volcanic Air Pollution & SO2 Gas Emission

Natural disasters occur in the environment, continuously around the world, wreaking havoc on the affected environment and the health of those exposed. Volcanoes specifically have become an increasing concern following the recent eruptions of the Kilauea volcano which is pouring out into the Pacific Ocean off of Hawaii’s Big Island and creating high levels of …

Protecting Your Child from Toxic Chemicals: A Step-by-Step Guide to Detoxing Your Child’s Room

When you find out you’re pregnant, one of the first tasks ahead of you before welcoming your bundle of joy is preparing your baby’s room with all the necessary baby items you will need. The necessary supplies may include a crib, mattress, toys, changing table, clothing drawer, clothes, and even sometimes a fresh coat of …