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Green indoors – plants that improve air quality

Posted on 2014/12/15 in Google+, Health, Science & Technology

"Hello houseplants. They aren’t just pretty. Many of them do double duty in clearing out pollutants in the indoor air. This air purification factor has been widely shared thanks to NASA who in 1989 looked at which plants were best at filtering the air in their space stations. The Clean Air Study found that plants not only produce oxygen from CO2, but also absorb benzene, formaldehyde and/or trichloroethylene. So why not try for the same effects in your own space?"

The article gives some top plant picks.

From +The Weather Network 

Insider Insights: Articles – Green indoors – plants that improve air quality – The Weather Network
It’s time to shift from outdoor gardening to keeping the green going inside.

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