Toxic Carpet Solution? Green Quest #4
Carpeting is a sinkhole of allergens and toxins, and factor in many cases of indoor air pollution and irritants. Toxic chemicals in carpets can range from glues used to attach the carpet to the floor, antimicrobial/fungicidal pesticides, and 4-phenylcyclohexene (4-PC) from latex binders, to volatile organic chemicals.
What is the solution? There is one simple thing you can do that can make all the difference in the world.
Green Quest is written by Annie B. Bond, bestselling author of Better Basics for the Home, Home Enlightenment, and three other books about green living. Ask Annie a question by writing to welcome [@] greenchicafe [dot] com