Rain, Rain, Go Away - and Take the Toxic Mold With You

Extreme rainfalls across USA and Canada have far exceeded annual averages last year. Areas throughout the continent have endured millions of dollars in damage, lost revenues, damaged crops, and homes.

The potential destruction from storms is limitless. Water damage and flooding are often unavoidable when natural disasters hit. In many cases, this extreme water damage can lead to mold. The very real dangers of mold exposure are what inspired the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to create National Mold Awareness Month (which is observed annually in September).

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The Green Divas share low-stress ways to live a deeper shade of green through a weekly radio show, podcasts, videos and blog posts. Working with talented partners and credible sources, the Green Divas produce content on a variety of topics relating to a healthy green lifestyle. Visit The Green Divas website to learn more, and check out The Green Divas on FacebookGoogle+, and Twitter too!

15 Health Benefits of Air Purifiers (+ 8 Tips to Choose the Best)

There is more air pollution inside homes and businesses than outside of them. In fact, there was a study that discovered that within 52 homes in Arizona, there were 586 individual airborne substances. Imagine how many more air particles there are in other homes all over the world.

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Jacky Miller is a Registered Dietician based in New Zealand. She specializes in chronic conditions and through diet and lifestyle changes helps her patients improve their health, and lead richer, more fulfilling lives. She writes regularly on health related topics for blogs including MindBodyGreen, Jen Reviews, and The Huffington Post. 

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Cleaning Indoor Air Pollution

Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire:
it is the time for home. ~ Edith Sitwell ~

As the weather keeps us closing windows and spending more time indoors, it’s important to make sure we minimize and mitigate indoor air pollution. Yes, that is a thing.

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The Green Divas share low-stress ways to live a deeper shade of green through a weekly radio show, podcasts, videos and blog posts. Working with talented partners and credible sources, the Green Divas produce content on a variety of topics relating to a healthy green lifestyle. Visit The Green Divas website to learn more, and check out The Green Divas on FacebookGoogle+, and Twitter too!

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Rain soaked woman with umbrella against blue sky.
02/28/2019
Extreme rainfalls across USA and Canada have far exceeded annual averages last year. Areas throughout the continent have endured millions of dollars in damage, lost revenues, damaged crops, and homes... read more
Smoke stack billowing exhaust into dramatic sunset sky
03/08/2018
There is more air pollution inside homes and businesses than outside of them. In fact, there was a study that discovered that within 52 homes in Arizona, there were 586 individual airborne substances... read more
Basket of green colored cleaning supplies and items
03/01/2018
Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home. ~ Edith Sitwell ~ As the weather keeps... read more
Rain soaked woman with umbrella against blue sky.
02/28/2019
Extreme rainfalls across USA and Canada have far exceeded annual averages last year. Areas throughout the continent have endured millions of dollars in damage, lost revenues, damaged crops, and homes... read more
Smoke stack billowing exhaust into dramatic sunset sky
03/08/2018
There is more air pollution inside homes and businesses than outside of them. In fact, there was a study that discovered that within 52 homes in Arizona, there were 586 individual airborne substances... read more
Basket of green colored cleaning supplies and items
03/01/2018
Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home. ~ Edith Sitwell ~ As the weather keeps... read more