Plants can bring an office to life. Live plants grown around an office can keep people healthy and improve indoor air quality. By transforming carbon dioxide into oxygen through photosynthesis, plants can naturally generate the air we breathe. But did you know that apart from carbon dioxide, plants can filter out other toxins as well?
These toxins can enter and pollute our air. Two of these substances, formaldehyde and ammonia, should sound familiar! Imagine breathing in cleaning solution and embalming agents.
No wonder why sick building syndrome is so prevalent! The presence of toxic chemicals in our air can raise alarm for those of us working in offices all day, but luckily, nature has already presented a solution to this problem.
According to a NASA study, certain plants filter out these substances in the air that contribute to sick building syndrome. Lovethegarden.com prepared a fun infographic to condense the nearly 30 page report, available here.
Here are the plants: do you have on in the office? How does your office handle your air quality?
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