You may have already been aware that plants are one of nature's best filters. Within the last few months, we have highlighted several plants that act as natural water purifiers. Oregano kills bacteria and viruses in water, as one high school student recently discovered through a science project. In addition, Moringa tree seeds kill bacteria, and may be used to provide clean … [Read more...] about Plants Are Some of Nature’s Best Air Purifiers
Archives for October 2010
October is National Indoor Air Quality Month. Since November is only two days away, we thought we'd throw in at least one more post related to the subject of indoor air quality. But even after November comes, please know that it's never too late to celebrate. If you are a parent, GREENGUARD is here to help you celebrate through the rest of this year and into the beginning of … [Read more...] about Win $10,000 Worth of Healthy Products for your Baby’s Nursery
If you travel a lot, it's important to stay healthy, and Filters Fast is here to help. Here are some unique ways that you can stay healthy when you're on the go: 1. Stay in one of Hyatt's hypoallergenic hotel rooms: Hyatt Hotels will introduce 2,000 new hypoallergenic rooms in 125 different hotels across the country by the end of this year. These rooms are perfect for … [Read more...] about How to Stay Healthy When You Travel
In the spirit of politics, I'm going to allow myself to get very honest today... I must admit - writing this post felt like pulling teeth for me - mainly because I've never really taken much of an interest in politics. However, when it comes to caring for our environment, I'm always interested, and our political leaders should be too. Every year, the League of … [Read more...] about Vote Green in the 2010 Elections!
In a recent article on MSNBC's site entitled "13 Everyday Ways to Avoid Cancer," Richard Laliberte provides a dozen and one ways to decrease your chances of getting cancer. He begins the article with some great advice: 1. Filter your tap water "You'll reduce your exposure to known or suspected carcinogens and hormone-disrupting chemicals. A new report from the President's … [Read more...] about Filter Tap Water to Avoid Cancer Risks From Drinking Water