Imagine being shut in, without air conditioning, without being able to open the windows to refresh the air, because the outdoor air is so full of VOCs as to be totally disabling…
For some of us, this is a somewhat usual occurrence anyway, due to the prevalence of toxic laundry products blowing out of dryer vents everywhere, but during summer, things can get so much worse!
The heat makes many chemicals more volatile, and where do they off-gas? Into the air we breathe…
Here are just some of the things that affect summer air quality:
Posted in Air Quality, Chemicals, Environmental Health, Health, Pollution, Public Health, Toxic Trespass
Tagged air quality, fun, hazardous air pollutants, sensitive to pollution, summer, toxic trespass, VOCs, volatile organic compounds