Indoor Air Pollution May be Worse than Outdoors

Many indoor household products that we use, often to enhance our lives or clean our homes, such as cleaning supplies and furniture, contain potentially hazardous compounds called ‘volatile organic carbons’, also known as VOCs. Due to our dependence on these products, indoor air quality may actually be poorer than outdoor air quality.

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6 Amazing Indoor Houseplants for Air Purification

No matter how clean your house is, there is always some presence of invisible indoor air pollutants which may be affecting your health and mental well being. In fact, many cleaning products actually release harmful compounds into the air such as ammonia, formaldehyde, benzene, ethylene, and more. These compounds can have negative impacts on your health and well being. Fortunately, there’s an excellent and easy way to remove these toxins from your home: plants!

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International Women's Day - A Celebration

Ambience Data is a firm believer of equal rights. We are comprised of nine employees in the Mississauga office, four of which are female. To celebrate International Women’s Day, the women of Ambience Data were interviewed to tells us exactly what it International Women’s Day means to them.

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Pollinator Decline

Over the last few decades there has been a decline in the number of pollinators i.e. insects that help in the pollination of flowers and production of fruits. Pollination is the process pollen grains are transferred from the male parts of a flower to the female parts of another. It is the sexual reproduction method of plants following which the ovules mature into seeds and the flowers change into food.

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Why are Pesticides Banned? The Toxic Nature of Pesticides.

March is soon approaching. Everyone is looking forward to the beautiful colours of spring when flowers begin to bloom and grass turns green. Soon enough, everyone will be preparing their gardens for produce in the summer. However, with spring comes all the insects and pests as well. Many homeowners look into pesticides (in this article, pesticides will cover terms including herbicide, insecticide, etc) they can purchase to eradicate insects and weeds from their perfect garden.

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Ozone: Friend or Foe?

The topic of ozone is generally discussed in an environmental discussion regarding pollutants in the air. It’s a term you may here often, but it’s not a term everyone fully understands. You hear statements about the ozone layer depleting and how we need to prevent the hole from getting bigger, but a couple seconds later somebody else would mention ozone being a pollutant. If you’re not in the field of Environmental Science or have much background in this area the topic of ozone can get confusing. With ozone being such a prevalent pollutant in our system, it should be a topic everybody is educated on to understand the extent of the problem.

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