Tips for Improving Air Quality
Stay away from smoke.
Give up smoking, discourage smoking in your home, ask smokers to smoke outdoors or ventilate rooms in which smoking is taking place.
Support measures to strengthen air quality control in your community.
Encourage car pooling, mass transit, and cleaner manufacturing processes.
Plant a tree.
Protecting and planting trees will help create natural air filters in our cities and neighborhoods.
Drive a fuel efficient vehicle, walk or bicycle.
Your Child's Health
According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, children, far more than adults, have an increased susceptibility to the environmental hazards that wreak havoc on human health. The National Academy of Sciences has also concluded that children need far greater protection from many environmental threats than adults. More than 70,000 new chemical compounds have been introduced in our environment over the past forty years; whether these compounds correlate or not, childhood cancers are up 15% since 1973.