Greener Workplaces, environment’s desperate call

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With the climate getting affected rapidly and increasing pollution levels, it is very important for humankind to take measures that stop it from getting any worse than this. Workplaces have long been the highrise buildings and mega-factories which increase the carbon footprint. But with the changing environment and workplaces are initiating various methods to move towards a sustainable environment. Employees now look for places where there is greenery around them. Workplaces are adopting methods to create more vibrant surroundings for their employees. Nowadays workplaces play a role in grabbing the workforce’s attention. To be able to achieve a workplace that is envied by everyone and leaves a great impact, companies are constantly stretching their imagination. In today’s world, constant efforts are made to leave no stone unturned in order to create the best surroundings possible that can easily sink into everybody that’s onboard or planning to join a company. So, plants have now become a vital part of that so-called list of making workplaces great again. Indoor plants and adding more green cover have an appealing factor for job seekers and employees. Not just greenery brings beauty to a place but even adds up to your health by its mind-boggling properties. Indoor plants are now considered more than just an aesthetic; it pushes you a few inches and pinches you a bit by elevating your work surroundings and enhances you to make your workplace your favorite place.

Easy to find indoor plants for workplaces:

Bonsai Plants

They are one of the best indoor plants for workplaces for the multiple benefits it offers. They are easily available and won’t cost you much. Also, Bonsai plants hold an interesting history to their portfolio for being grown and cared for thousands of years that makes them an interesting addition to your workplace. However, these plants require proper watering, fertilizing and pruning.

Snake Plant (Sansevieria)

Snake plants are another type of indoor plant that can be a quick addition with no maintenance as such. They add variety to your indoor plants because of their distinct look. Snake plants help purify the air that makes surroundings feel fresh. They have long flat leaves that can grow to great lengths over time, just like the name suggests. To help them grow better they need large and sturdy pots that can provide plenty of room to grow upward.

Golden pothos

Golden pothos will definitely reinvent your workplace if you are planning to have one. They are amazing looking indoor plants. There are even reports that their heart-shaped leaves remove up to 73 percent of VOCs and other pollutants from sealed chambers. Golden pothos plants need a size-appropriate pot or hanging basket and let the soil be slightly on the dry side. This plant actually enjoys being slightly root-bound.

Bamboo Palm

Bamboo palms are last but not the least in any form. They are considered to bring you luck as per different mythologies and traditions. They are easy to care for and easy to procure. Bamboo palms will bring vibrancy to your workplace because of its for and require no special skills to grow. Bamboo palm plants generally don’t need full sun, unlike many other types of palm and can manage fine in full shade. The deep green foliage of bamboo palm adds wonderful depth to a shade garden. With its exceptional shade tolerance, this rugged palm is perfect in a bright window—and can even do well in north-facing light. Make sure to plant your bamboo palm in well-drained soils. Bamboo palms like to be fed and the easiest and safest route is to apply a slow-release fertilizer every three months or so.

Aloe Vera

This succulent plant is known to remove benzene and formaldehyde, both human carcinogens. It is well suited for indoor environments because unlike most plants, it absorbs carbon dioxide and releases oxygen during the night. This plant associates itself with various medicinal benefits. This plant thrives in a sunny place, but beware of overwatering it.

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