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What Happens Inside Our Home Affects the Green Scheme of DFW
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The health of our homes and the health of our entire planet are connected "at the hip." Lets all start with our own homes to green the planet. The steps we take to green our homes will spread out to include our streets, our city, North Texas, then all of Texas, then the USA, then the planet. This means every home counts in the green scheme.
The pollution inside our homes and buildings is often worse than the pollution outside our homes.And some of the remainder of our time is spent in traffic.
What is the green scheme inside our home?
There are some experts who say the poor air quality inside our homes equals or exceeds the air quality outside our homes. Yet many of us spend the vast majority of our time inside our homes, schools, or work-related buildings.
Other experts disagree, particularly when the air quality outside our homes in DFW is some of the worst in the United States.
Still, we need to green the air at home:
How do we start?
How many times a year do we open the windows and doors and let the air blow through our homes?
How many times do we even change the filters in our HVAC systems?
And how about clean? We have some strange ideas of how to clean our homes and other buildings, even our cars should be. Is our idea of clean actually hurting us? We definitely need to rethink what we know about clean, to make certain it is also green.
The National Academy of Sciences reports that 95% of the chemicals used in fragrances today are synthetic compounds derived from petroleum, including known toxins capable of causing cancer, birth defects, central nervous system disorders and allergic reactions. We have been brainwashed by the industry to feel we must cover up our natural scents with toxic chemicals. Many of the same chemicals in perfumes are the same chemicals that are in cigarette smoke.
And then there is energy
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