Do you have plants in your home or office? Indoor plants can help improve indoor air quality and may be linked to a more productive workplace! Consider using some of the following plants to help reduce airborne pollutants in your home.
- Peace lilies, ivies and mums are some of the plants to use indoors to combat benzene-based toxins such as detergents, inks, dyes, petroleum and rubber products and tobacco smoke.
- Ficus plants, Philodendrons, snake plants, bamboo, ivy and pothos are recommended in situations where formaldehyde-based toxins are present. Such toxins would include carpet, cleaners, insulation, paper products and furniture.
- Dracena, peace lilies and mums will help reduce the toxins produced by trichloroethlene. Sources include adhesives, inks, dyes, paint, paper products, dry cleaning and varnishes.