As an EPA Certified Renovator, it is important to me to emphasize safety in remodeling and projects. The top priority is protection from products that are still impacting children and adults. Lead, Asbestos, Mold along with other household items come with varied degrees of dangers.
The EPA studies showed as recently as 2019 that indoor air is still more dangerous than outdoor air -- “even in the largest and most industrialized cities.”
There are websites and companies dedicated to toxic free futures with much more details. There are many classes in college about sustainability. These are just a few tips to get you started. If you have one, you are welcome to send it to me! Here are a few basic ways to begin considering the earth.
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"Inorganic mulch, or synthetic mulch, includes black plastic, rubber, geotextiles, landscape fabrics or stones such as pebbles, gravel or small rocks. This type of mulch does not break down over time, but smaller mulches can sink into the soil over time and may require touch up applications." Forbes Home
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