Indoor air quality is 5-10 times more polluted than the outdoor air. Poor quality of indoor air is one of the main reasons of asthma triggers, breathing problems and also lead to long term breathing problems. However, many people don’t realize the fact that only vacuuming or washing will not keep the indoor air clean. The detergents, cleaning products that you use and many home appliances also lead to indoor air pollution. Most of us are not aware of these sources of indoor air pollution. So, to help you out, we discuss a few areas in your home that need regular cleaning to avoid indoor air pollution.
Diwali is the most famous and largely celebrated festival in India. Diwali is the festival that signifies the triumph of good over evil. This festival brings happiness, excitement, and celebratory spirit among all the people. However, from last few years, we are causing harm than good on this auspicious day. Every year it becomes more difficult to breathe fresh air during Diwali festival. Heavy smoke, masses of utilized explosives and papers is the thing which is left after the festival celebrations are over. This is not only harmful to the environment but also put people’s health at stake. Continue reading “Preventive Ways to Avoid Air Pollution During Diwali Festival “
Many people think of the outside air when talking about air pollution. However, did you know that indoor air pollution is 3-4 times more dangerous than the outdoor pollution? Kids are more susceptible to the harmful effects caused by indoor air pollution than adults. The poor indoor air quality has a greater impact on kid’s health as their lungs are still in developing stage. Continue reading “How Poor Indoor Air Quality Affects Your Child’s Health”
Whenever we talk about air pollution we usually think of something that is outside like smog, CFCs, and another form of outdoor air pollution. But the air inside your home or office could be more polluted than air outside. The air inside your home can be polluted by formaldehyde fire retardants, lead mold or even volatile chemical compounds from fragrance used in household cleaners. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the indoor air quality can be more polluted than outdoor air. However, we can easily improve indoor air quality and can make our homes pollution free. Continue reading “5 Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality”
Nowadays, air pollution is one of the immense problems that we all are facing. Whether we are inside our home, office or somewhere outside the home, we are surrounded by air pollutants coming from different sources. The air we breathe is no longer pure and fresh still, we are inhaling just the air pollutants. Inside our home, we are surrounded by different sources of air pollutants such as molds, pollens, and cigarette smoke, household products like paint, pesticides etc. Continue reading “Possible Things To Happen If We Don’t Stop Air Pollution”
Smog is mainly originated from the merging of two words; smoke and fog. Smog is also described as the type of fog, which has smoke in it. Smog is a yellowish or blackish fog formed primarily due to a mixture of pollutants in the atmosphere that consists of fine particles and ground-level ozone. Toxic smog occurs largely because of air pollution, which can also be defined as a mixture of various gases with dust. It makes breathing a difficult process for human beings. Continue reading “Causes and Effects of Toxic Smog”
The air we breathe is not pure and healthy. There are harmful toxic petrol fumes and carbon dioxide emissions. This makes a sufficient reason for you to stay indoors, where you might think you are safe. But what one face indoors can be even more harmful. Indoor air pollution is the degradation of indoor air quality by the presence of harmful chemicals. It can be 10 times worse than the outdoor air pollution because contained areas help the pollutants to build up more than open spaces do.
Nowadays, pollution is a very common term that come through our ears. We hear about the various forms of pollution. Air pollution is the contamination of air, irrespective of indoor or outdoor. The main causes of air pollution is the exposure of harmful gases, smoke, dust into the atmosphere making it difficult for humans, animals, and plants to survive.
Toxic air pollution has a devastating impact on environment and human health. The impact can be anticipated from the growing global warming effect in the environment and from the increasing heart and respiratory diseases that human are suffering from.