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Wood Smoke is Toxic Waste

PostPosted: Fri Feb 12, 2010 10:12 am
by Wilberforce
TODAY'S TIPS

"Wood Smoke is Toxic Waste"
Image
Sticker on a light pole, 55th and Phinney, Seattle, WA
http://brightkite.com/objects/c90f8a468 ... d59778030f

Wood-Fired Boilers: A Smoky Danger in Ohio
PDF format
http://www.theoec.org/PDFs/FactSheets/A ... tSheet.pdf

Consider an e-fireplace for your home heating needs
http://gasfireplaces.blogyai.com/2010/0 ... ing-needs/

Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights
http://www.no-smoke.org/

note: indoor tobacco smoke and outdoor wood smoke often exist in similar and equal concentration.
Thus, non-smoker's rights would also encompass exposure to outdoor wood smoke, by logical conclusion.

Re: Wood Smoke is Toxic Waste

PostPosted: Tue May 11, 2010 4:45 am
by frennyscott
Wood smoke is one of the main sources of air pollution in Washington. Wood stoves, fireplaces, and other wood burning devices put out hundreds of times more air pollution than other sources of heat such as natural gas or electricity.