Each year, Earth Day reminds us how important it is to protect our environment and the animals and people who inhabit it. While it has become increasingly important to protect our outdoor environment, we often forget about our indoor environment.
Emphasizing employee wellness is trending in workplaces all across the U.S. These efforts promote the physical and emotional well-being of employees. You might be wondering, how can employers increase the emotional well-being of employees? Adding greenery, such as indoor plants and trees, is an eco-friendly and effective way to increasing employee wellness.
We spend an estimated 90% of our time indoors so it’s important indoor air pollutants are under control. According to the EPA, there’s been a growing body of scientific evidence that the air within buildings, such as homes and offices, can be more polluted than the outdoor air.
Our infographic below illustrates how much of an impact plants can have on employee wellness. Learn about the benefits employees can reap when employers incorporate nature in their indoor work environment.