Indoor Plants and the Battle for Clean Air
The indoor plant does its bit for clean air. Those plants in your office or home are not only decorative but scientists are finding them to be surprisingly useful in absorbing potentially harmful gasses and cleaning the air inside modern buildings. Tightly sealed offices with their beautiful furnishings are proving to be hostile environments. All sorts of dangers lurk inside- formaldehyde and benzene fumes released from building materials, furniture and carpeting; ozone from copying machines; fumes from cleaning solvents; radon and secondhand smoke.