Air Pollution

Air Pollution

On average, you take about 20,000 breaths per day!

The quality of the air we breathe is critical for our health. Exposure to hazardous air pollutants can lead to Cancer, Respiratory and Cardiac Disease.

Diesel emissions, Industrial Sources (such as power plants and manufacturing facilities) and Wood Smoke all contribute to poor outdoor air quality

 

We spend approximately 90% of our day indoors

Indoor air often has a higher level of pollutants than outdoor air.
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Factors that Contribute to Poor Indoor Air Quality

Poor Ventilation

Causes half of all indoor air issues.

Water Leakage

In areas of moisture, water leaks can lead to mold.

Toxic Fumes

Emitted from consumer products in the home, including paints, fragrances and cleaning items.

Natural Gas Cooking Appliances

Vent kitchens properly when operating cooking appliances to reduce indoor air toxins.

What Can You Do to Improve Indoor Air Quality?

  • Open a Window
  • Add Live Houseplants to Home Decor
  • Switch to Green and Natural Cleaning Products and Solutions
  • Eliminate Smoking
  • Avoid Air Fresheners and Candles
  • Test for Radon, Asbestos and Lead
  • Change your Furnace / AC Filters
Make a difference in the lives of yourself and your family!

“The environment is where we all meet; where we all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share.”

Lady Bird Johnson

Your Donation of $150 will help provide the gift of an Air Purifier to a Classroom or Family in Need.