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Reducing Pollution In Your Life

According to a report by the Royal College of Physicians, outdoor air pollution is responsible for around 40,000 deaths in the UK each year. It also states that while we spend about 90% of our time indoors – at home, at work or commuting, we also need to pay careful attention to indoor air quality too.

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The World Health Organisation also estimates that around 99,000 deaths a year in Europe are caused by indoor pollution.

in your home, sources of pollution include your heating, cooking, cleaning, smoking, perfumes and furnishings. But do not fear there are always ways you can reduce pollution in your every day life. 

Simple things include in your everyday life are opening the windows to increase the ventilation and if you’re cooking make sure you use th extraction to reduce levels of nitrogen dioside.

it probably goes without saying but avoid smoking indoors and even using dioxide and if you have a wood-burning fireplace ensure it is fitted and used correctly..

if you are really serious about reducing pollution in the home then opt for hard-surface floors as they are easier to clean, and if you have carpets you run the risk of letting dirt and pet hair escape back into the air.

Its also important to keep the humidity level in your home between 30% to 50% and ensure that you have proper ventilation in damp areas, such as bathrooms.
its also a good idea to use a doormat to prevent dirt from entering into your home and you should also ask people to take off their shoes when they visit you.

While you might want your home to smell gorgeous, if you want to keep pollution to a minimum then reduce your use of cleaning products or air fresheners, especially those containing limonene. It’s also a good idea to get some houseplants as studies by NASA and the University of York for the BBC both found that plants could reduce levels of formaldehyde in the home.

When it comes to other everyday aspects of your life, for example using your car, a good way to reduce the pollution is to opt for Carbon Cleaning. This is something that Van Stop Bolton offers and is an alternative way of cleaning your car. Using water and electrolysis to produce hydrogen and oxygen, the mixed gas is cooled and filtered into the engine, fuel, air and combustion carbon mixed together. The increased internal oxygen proportion improves combustion, and at the same time, the catalytic properties of hydrogen make it possible for combustion carbon to be gradually broken down to clear internal carbon deposits.

The carbon clean unit runs entirely on water and electricity following the initial set up. This lifts carbon deposits from the engine and ejects them through the exhaust. Using no harsh detergents and taking just half an hour the CC-14 returns your enging to a state of cleanliness close to new. You regain power and performance, increase the MPH and radically cut emissions. Improved exhausts emissions. It also Prolongs engine life, Increases engine performance and Lowers oil consumption.

It’s easy to forget how much pollution there is on your everyday life but when you start to look into it it can be terrifying. 

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