AIR POLLUTION

Effects of air pollution and ways to reduce it

effects of air pollution on our health, environment, and economy

Air pollution destroys our health, causes people to get sick, could make it difficult for someone to breathe and can trigger respiratory problems. It also damages trees, crops and bodies of water and harms the animals too. Also it reduced crops and comercial forest yields by billions of dollars a year.

5 ways of reducing air pollution for the average citizen

  • use energy efficient light bulbs and appliances
  • carpooling
  • choose environmentally friendly cleaners
  • use electric or hand-powered lawn care equipment
  • conserve energy, turn off and unplug appliances when not in use