Air Quality Action

According to the EPA here are a few things you can do to reduce air toxins. The EPA stands for the Environmental Protection Agency and they are a part of the US federal government that aims to protect human health. You can read their full article on protecting air quality here.

1.) Commute

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Commuting reduces toxins produced by motor vehicles. There are many options when it comes to commuting. You can take a bus or start a care pool. Some companies even pay for commuting by providing vehicles and other incentives. Pretty cool! Make sure to talk with your employer about potential incentives and options. And who doesn’t love the nice carpool lane when traffic hits.

Or you could even bike or walk to work which also save the earth from harmful toxins produced by vehicles.

2.) Use Eco Safe Cleaning Products

Water evaporates and when that water is exposed to harmful chemicals it be leached into the air. While that laundry detergent may be fine for your clothes it might not be so good for your lungs. There are a ton of options when it comes to buying clean products. Some of my favorites are the Honest Company, Melaleuca, Mrs. Meyer’s.

3.) Dispose of Harsh Chemicals and Batteries Properly

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If you choose to use products with harsh chemicals or if you use batteries make sure to dispose of them correctly. Directions are often on the packaging. You can always contact the manufacture for more information. There are using local drop of sites that accept harsh chemicals like paints as well as batteries.

With a few simple changes we can take steps together to insure a clean air future for ourselves and loved ones.

Disclaimer:  Information expressed in the content published by Littletikemomma is solely the opinion of the writer. The writer or Littletikemomma is not held liable for any damage, financial loss, or health concerns resulting from information or endorsement from this article. If in doubt, always contact a health professional before using a new product on yourself or others or testing out a new food product or recipe especially if you have any known allergies.

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