Entries by Eric "The Captain" Converse

Organic air works like…Broccoli?

Organic air works like…Broccoli? Recent studies have shown, once again, that vegetables have proven to be healthy. Broccoli has proven that it is a super food and an essential part of our diet. Benzene and acrolein are major air pollutants emitted from car exhaust and cigarette smoke. They are the cause of numerable diseases including respiratory […]

How to remove odors from hockey equipment.

How to remove odors from hockey equipment It’s almost impossible to play hockey and not end up with gear odor. Hours of sweat and grime build up and the result isn’t pretty.  It’s also not safe. Dirty, sweaty gear is a breeding ground for germs, mildew and mold. Wounds could get infected and quickly become […]

Remove Paint Odors

Remove Paint Odors If you’ve ever painted the interior of your house, you know that fresh paint has a very powerful odor and it can take anywhere from days to weeks for the smell to dissipate. Have you ever thought about the side effects of paint fumes? Are they harmful to breathe? The answer is […]

Autism and Air Pollution: A column takes a look at the link between the two

A recent column in an Ohio newspaper looks at news that connects autism and air pollution indoors . Indoor air pollution, ranked as one of the top five environmental public health risks, is especially heinous because it exists in the spaces where we spend the most time. David Simon writes in The Vindicator, “because the problems […]

Eliminating Dust Mites

Looking for tips on eliminating dust mites? Dust mites are a common allergen that causes problems for many people. And these little creatures are everywhere. They live in carpet, bedding, pillows, mattresses and the dust that accumulates on every surface of the home. According to howstuffworks.com, there may be 100,000 to 10 million of these congestion-inducing […]