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Clearing the air: indoor air quality makes all the difference

Clearing the air: indoor air quality makes all the difference A poorly maintained ventilator, toxic substances in vinyl, carpet, toys, paint or lumber: these are often invisible but they affect the quality of indoor air. Precisely where adults spend most of their time: at home and in the office. And exactly where children, those most vulnerable, spend their time: at school and in crèches. The Dutch Platform for Health and Environment has asked five experts to create recommendations for the Health and Environment Action Plan. These experts have come up with solutions that are surprisingly easy to implement.

Last updated on 29 June 2011

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