How to reduce Microplastics from our home?

How to reduce airborne microplastics at home

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How to reduce airborne microplastics at home

In the wake of recent research on the negative human health effects of breathing microplastics, Blueair has announced that all its air purifiers remove airborne microplastics. Due to their small size, microplastics once inhaled, travel into the deep lung where they may induce lesions in the respiratory system. Microplastics found in lung tissue indicate that the body is not able to rid itself of the particles – ie that the microplastics are bio-persistent. Microplastics have been found in both indoor and outdoor air. However, the concentration of microplastic pollution in the indoor air is higher than outdoors according to findings presented...

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Air Pollution: 8 Things You Should Know

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Air Pollution: 8 Things You Should Know

Air pollution has many sources — cigarette smoke, automobiles, and industrial chemicals are only a few things that pollute the air we breathe. Let’s look at 8 crazy facts about air pollution you probably haven’t heard about.1. BPA is Polluting the AirIt’s not just “standard” pollutants that are an issue. BPA (Bisphenol-A) is also invading our air and it’s not going away. In 2013, for example, industrial plants in Deer Park, Texas, emitted over 4,100 pounds of the endocrine disruptor. As more and more chemical companies use BPA to make plastic stronger, the toxin is constantly released into the environment....

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