VOCs

How the MAD Shopper Can Help You Live a VOC-Free Life

An interior design, styling and homewares business that Makes A Difference…That’s MAD for short. They believe your home should feel good and look great without compromising your health or our beautiful planet. Most furnishings and interior products are made using a toxic combination of chemicals that release VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds) into our homes and workplaces, …

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5 Commonly Found Home Allergens and How to Get Rid of Them

The Allergy Epidemic in Australia and New Zealand Home Allergens are a major health problem in Australia and New Zealand. As per a 2007 report by the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) – Almost 20% of the Australian population has had at least one allergic disease In Australia and New Zealand, 1 …

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Keep Your Baby Off That Foam Crib Mattress – VOCs may be Present

Volatile Organic Compounds are released into the environment from a number of places in the home. Foam is a prime example – the VOCs come from the adhesives, solvents, catalysts and resins used in the manufacturing process. Long after production, they continue to volatilise. And where is foam found? In crib mattresses, cushion car seats …

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Why Its Important To Get Rid of Notorious VOCs in Your Home

You may have heard of VOCs before, which is the term short for Volatile Organic Compounds. VOCs are commonly found in many different household products. Furniture, carpets, caulking around showers and toilets, paint on walls, and the list goes on. These particles also exist in exhaust fumes, cigarette smoke, air fresheners and plastics. Higher concentrations …

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Have a Healthy Home You Can Be Proud Of

How To make Your Home a Healthy Home Most of us focus on good home cleanliness, yet tend to overlook more potential health hazards in and around the home. The average home contains aerosols, paints, polish, continue reading more here. Check with your local council regarding chemical “nasties “collection days. Carpets, paint, cabinetry, decking, floorboards …

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