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July Air Quality Evangelists

Posted by Allison on July 31st, 2012

Air Quality EvangelistsDo you ever come across a blog or website that makes you feel validated? One that answers the questions that have been burning in your head for a while, and some you hadn’t even considered? Us too.

Occasionally, we stumble upon a new website and think, “Wow…these guys get it.”

That’s why we started the Air Quality Evangelists award program. Each month, we share our favorite websites with you, including the best articles written during that month (in our opinion). These sites may focus on green living, energy efficient design, allergies – anything, really – and they show a clear appreciation for indoor air quality.

Check out the latest Air Quality Evangelists!

Living Green MagazineLiving Green Magazine
Often described as “the NPR of green websites,” Living Green is an online magazine focusing on environmental and lifestyle issues. While their readers “come in all shades of green,” their purpose is crystal clear: to inform and educate readers about matters that impact their health.

Winning Post: We like to think of home as a safe, comfortable zone. However, many homes are filled with dangerous – even carcinogenic – items. In this article, Elina Makeva lists 7 ways to make your home a toxic-free haven.

 

The Green Girls

The Green Girls
The Green Girls are all about fun, eco-conscious living. Their team of over 45 writers covers ways to be toxic-free in all aspects of life – food, beauty, travel, home, and more. They also watch out for celebrities practicing green lifestyles. Their “Eco Hotties!” section highlights celebs doing good for planet Earth.

Winning Post: You know low-toxic paints are the healthy choice, but how can you be sure the paint you bought is zero-VOC? In this easy-to-follow article, written by Britta Aragon, The Green Girls demystify the world of choosing a low-toxic paint for your home.

 

The Eco-Friendly Family

The Eco-Friendly Family
Stay-at-home mom Amanda strives to be eco-friendly, and she is on a mission to educate her readers about how to incorporate green habits into their daily lives. Her blog The Eco-Friendly Family offers tips on “green living for the modern family” that are down-to-earth and instructive – from using safe products to reducing chemical exposure.

Winning Post: Choosing safe cleaners is important for your indoor air quality, but it can be overwhelming at first. So many brands, ingredients and choices! These 5 tips for choosing safe cleaning products are a great starting point.

 

Are you an Air Quality Evangelist? Want to be featured in our blog next month? Tell us! Write a comment below, or introduce yourself on Facebook or Twitter.

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