Topic: Green Living

Green Spring Cleaning

Have you ever heard of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)? You’re not alone in perhaps not knowing what that is, but they are chemicals found in many things we use from carpet cleaner to surface disinfectant to air fresheners to paint. In reality, this does more harm than good as the release of VOCs from using these various chemicals pollute the very air we breathe in our homes/buildings. So with inadequate indoor air quality and the chemicals that are responsible for them, what can we do in fighting this? What can we do to make the air more breathable for ourselves so that what is indoors is as safe as what is outdoors? (more…)