Environmental Wellness

environmental wellnessFirst of all, let’s define environmental wellness – Accomplished by making our environment (water, food, safety, air) and homes a safer and cleaner place to live.

When most people think of environmental wellness, they  think of outdoor air pollution, but how many of us know about the dangers and long-term effects of indoor air pollution?  In fact, did you know that;

“Of chemicals commonly found in homes, over 150 have been linked to allergies, birth defects, cancer and psychological abnormalities.” – Consumer Product Safety Commission

“More children under four die of accidental poisoning’s at home than are accidentally killed with guns at home.” – National Safety Council

“After analyzing 2,983 chemicals used in personal care products, 884 were found to be toxic.”  –National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health

“Indoor air pollution is one of the most important environment health problems.” – Environmental Protection Agency