- Where does indoor particle pollution come from?
- Where does outdoor particle pollution come from?
- Air purifiers
1. Sources of particle pollution in the home can be many. Some examples are:
- Burning wood or coal in an open hearth or a poorly vented stove
- Shedding of dead skin cells from humans, animals
- Opening of windows, doors or ventilation when outdoor air pollution is high
- Roasting of food in the oven or frying on a stove
- Using a gas hob
- Burning candles or incense
2. Sources of external air pollution may include:
- Burning fossil fuels incl. emission from vehicles
- Dust from construction sites, open or agricultural land
- Other industrial activities
- Smoke from waste burning, forest and wildfires
- Pollen dispersal during, after springtime