The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates Americans spend 90% of their time indoors, where air quality can be two to five times more polluted than outdoor air. You can easily cut down the indoor pollution of your home using houseplants, as certain kinds can remove VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds) from indoor air. And this is just one of the many benefits of houseplants!
Reap the full power of plants this Earth Day by adding houseplants to indoor spaces where you work and live. Below, the houseplant experts at Costa Farms® outline the 5 best plants to scrub the air, de-stress areas and keep homes and office spaces beautiful!
As radiant orchid is Pantone’s Color of the Year, orchids are a big trend in indoor design. Plus, they rid the air of xylene, a pollutant found in many glues and paints.
Through the month of April, kids and families can make every day an Earth Day. Look for Costa Farms’ ‘O2 for You’ Plant Party houseplants in kid-friendly containers that come with Let’s Have a Party sticker books. They’re ready for kids of all ages to personalize. Choose from more than 10 varieties of Plant Party houseplants, available at your nearest home improvement centers and mass merchandisers. From snake plants to ferns, these little green heroes bring a little green into your home all year.
Learn more about how houseplants clean air here: http://www.costafarms.com.