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Infographic: How Office-Friendly Plants Reduce Stress and Deter Illness


Considering the amount of time most of us spend at work, your office can literally be your home away from home. However, your work space, meaning the physical environment, can impact your stress level, happiness, and health either positively or negatively. However, small changes to your direct office space can add aesthetically pleasing elements, as well as benefit your health.

For instance, did you know that office plants can help remove air toxins, improve memory and productivity, and reduce stress and the risk of illness? Here are all the great things office plants can do for you and your coworkers…

 

A little green goes a long way: Plants perfect for your officeA little green goes a long way: Plants perfect for your officeInfographic by Quill

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