Bring Greenery This World Earth Day
“He that plants trees love others besides himself.”
A simple act of kindness can do wonders while saving our Mother Earth from all kinds of environmental hazards, right from pollution to global warming. And on this world earth day,i.e on April 22 let’s all pledge together to do our bit as part of the world earth day celebration. To offer support and to safeguard Mother Earth from any environmental hazards, on this day, every year, public awareness is being spread amongst all as part of earth day celebration. It was first celebrated in the year 1970 and further was annually celebrated on a large scale by almost 192 countries to save our homeland from pollution. To appreciate and to save the planet where life is possible, people came up with noble ideas like plantation drives and to encourage people to use its resources cautiously. One such noble initiative which is self-driven as part of the earth day activities is bringing greenery indoors. Something as blissful as plants and as caring as nature’s own air purifiers is sure to make this environmental movement a huge success. So, make sure to do your bit by participating in world environment day activities. But if you are wondering which plants to plant, then here’s a list of air purifying plants, that is sure to keep pollutants like Formaldehyde, Tetrachloroethylene, etc., at bay.
1. Aloe Vera
There’s probably nothing better than an easy to maintain succulent plant taking care of you by blessing you with a purified environment. Topping the list of air-purifying plants is an aloe vera plant which is a super plant in itself (looking into the bag full of benefits, it has got to offer!). It helps in filtering out benzene and formaldehyde which gets trapped in the carpets and particle boards of your house, without even letting you know about it.
2. Spider Plant
A plant which grows and spreads happiness quite before, as you expect any of its other plant buddies to. A spider plant is one of its kinds as it filters out carbon monoxide, formaldehyde, benzene which comes out of detergents, paints, furniture wax, thinner, etc. While its appealing leaves has got its own charm, its innate properties seem to make it a blissful plant, indeed.
3. Snake Plant
Having a low-maintenance, ornamental plant is like retrieving twin benefits - as it can act as a versatile decor piece and at the same time, blesses its owner with clean air. Also known as mother’s tongue, a snake plant helps to filter out formaldehyde, trichloroethylene, xylene, toluene, and benzene from the air. Surprisingly, unlike the other plants, snake plants release oxygen at night and absorb carbon dioxide.
4. Dracaena Plant
You might have spotted this variety of plants at your workplaces or some other places, as it is quite a famous plant species. It helps to fight pollutants that come with paints, detergents, varnishes and oils. Unlike, many other plants, this plant doesn’t require direct sunlight and can easily grow up to 12 feet.
5. Areca Palm
An ideal living room decor, this Areca Palm helps to absorb poisonous gases such as Pharmaldehyde, carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide from the air and in return, gives us clean oxygen. The only care that this plant requires is one needs to clean its leaves every day and it needs to be kept in the sun once in three to four months.
6. Money Plant
Money Plant is quite a popular Fengshui plant blessing us with good wealth, luck and prosperity. But along with these goodnesses, it also blesses us with fresh air by eliminating the chemical toxins from the air.
So, these were a few bundles of joy which is sure to bless you with a fresh blanket of air till the end of time. You all need to give it in return is a little bit of love and care. And it shall help you make the world a better place!