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The Smart Living Handbook by Melissa Wittig

By Melissa Wittig

Is your house fit? might you recognize if it wasn't? This ebook is when you are; renovating or development, a mother or father or looking forward to a child, struggling with bronchial asthma or bronchial asthma, recuperating from an sickness, energetic in making a fit way of life. realize tips on how to create a gorgeous domestic on your family members that's practical, strength effective and helps solid future health. discover suggestions to minimise your publicity to indoor pollution which were associated with a number of overall healthiness matters, together with bronchial asthma and asthma, reproductive healthiness, youth improvement and cancers. achieve insights to navigate items and judgements in the house that would prevent money. adapt your place to be more fit and extra sustainable – a wise strategy to dwell for therefore many purposes, beginning with the wellbeing and fitness of your loved ones! writer Biography: fit domestic professional Melissa Wittig is an finished health-focused inside layout and estate specialist. She is the founding father of Australia's Healthy...

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Everything I looked at pointed to sustainability in one form or another. It wasn’t long before I had enrolled in further education to re-skill into the emerging field of sustainability, focusing on the built environment. We all have homes. Generally speaking they could be more comfortable, run more efficiently and have lower impacts on the environment. This is something we all can do, something that will make a difference, something that really matters. So for my son’s future, for all the children and for their children, I chose to work in the sustainability industry.

Many homes can be likened to a toxic soup that inevitably spills into the environment in the form of household waste. Asking questions and demanding information about products before buying will encourage suppliers to seek this information from manufacturers, inevitably inducing changes to labelling (retailers will tire of having to chase details for buyers) and allow us all to make informed decisions. In the following pages we provide you with tools to be able to navigate products in an informed manner.

2006 ‘Air pollution is now the world’s largest single environmental health risk… The new data reveals a stronger link between both indoor and outdoor air pollution exposure and cardiovascular diseases, such as strokes and ischaemic heart disease, as well as between air pollution and cancer. ’ 2014 Environment Australia – Indoor Air Quality Report ‘Indoor air quality is recognised as a significant environmental and health problem in most countries. Modern populations typically spend 80–90 percent of their time indoors, whether at home, work or elsewhere.

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