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Air Purifying Indoor Plants

Air Purifying Indoor Plants

Air purifying plants Most employees spend a majority of their time in the office, so it’s important to create a space where they feel productive and comfortable. Plants are incredibly beneficial to indoor workspaces, not only because they boost employee morale, but they also have air purifying qualities. All plants can act as air cleaners, but some are more beneficial than others when it comes to removing toxins in the air. According to the Clean Air Study, which was performed by NASA and the Associated Landscape Contractors of America, the toxins which cause sick building syndrome are: Trichloroethylene - Found in printing inks, paints and varnishes Formaldehyde - Found in paper bags, facial tissues and paper towels Benzene - Found in plastic resins, dyes and furniture wax Xylene - Found in rubber, leather and paint Ammonia - Found in window cleaners, floor waxes and fertilizers

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