In 2012, household air pollution made up 7.7% of all global mortalities and indoor pollution causes all kinds of health issues, from headaches and trouble concentrating to allergies and lung problems. Given that we spend 90% of our lives indoors, it’s important that the air we breathe indoors be safe and clean, but that can be a challenge since indoor air is 2 – 5 times more polluted than outdoor air. This infographic gives you all the details on the dangers of indoor air pollution and a few tips for making the air in your home the best it can be.

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