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We are incorporating our sustainable business practice into all of our primary businesses. We wish you great success in greening your business! Visit greenbusinessworks.net for fabulous resources.

sustainable business for earth goodness™

  • University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences researchers found that purple waffle plant (Hemigraphis alternate) was the most effective plant for absorbing VOCs from the air.
  • English ivy (Hedera helix) absorbed benzene, a VOC produced by tobacco smoke, in a 1989 study conducted by NASA and the Associated Landscape Contractors of America (ALCA).
  • Variegated wax plant (Hoya carnosa) also proved to be good at absorbing VOCs in the University of Georgia study.
Photos courtesy of Dr. Stanley J. Kays