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Non-toxic air cleaning houseplants?

David Wright wright at clam.prodigy.net
Sat Aug 24 20:53:54 EST 2002

In article <MPG.17d1c85868a14c179899c5 at news6.bellatlantic.net>,
Laura A. Robinson  <firstinitiallastname at technologist.com> wrote:
>circa 24 Aug 2002 12:24:16 -0700, in rec.pets.cats.health+behav, 
>Jacqueline (jacquelinejunk at hotmail.com) said,
>> 2) Good air cleaners, we'd like to get a variety of plants that clean
>> a variety of things out, as we don't know what exactly the problem is
>I would invest in some actual air filters/purifiers (speaking as 
>somebody who is allergic to anything that bears fruit, flower or 
>fur). Sharper Image has something called the Ionic Breeze; I have two 
>of them and they're phenomenal. Additionally, you could get more 
>traditional air filters; I've used several types of those, as well. 

Interesting, because Consumer Reports tested the Ionic Breeze as part
of their last ratings of air cleaners (Feb 2002) and found it to be
basically useless.  They said it removed almost no particles from the

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