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More from Clean Air

More From Clean Air is a collection of original articles written by the Maricopa County Air Quality Department, providing information and tips to residents and businesses about what everyone can do to make the air we breathe healthier. Topics range from buying local produce to benefits of skipping the drive-thru, and each article explores new and exciting ways to make more clean air.

May is National Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month

April Showers Bring May Flowers, Allergens and Ozone Pollution Flowers in bloom throughout the Valley tell us that springtime is in full swing – and with it comes allergens in […]

Summer Ozone Season: Tips about how to reduce air pollution as the Valley heats up

Spring has sprung and April 1 marks the beginning of summer ozone season in Maricopa County. As the community works to reduce air pollution in the valley, it’s important to […]

Sweep It Up Saturday: Maricopa County and Phoenix, air pollution get the brush-off

Saturdays are the days that many people look forward to. It is the start of the weekend and an opportunity to enjoy fun, family activities. But what if Saturdays were […]

Fire Free Friday: A Lesson in How to Reduce Air Pollution

Winter brings a lot of hustle and bustle to the Valley of the Sun. Temperatures drop below 100 degrees and people spend more time outdoors, visitors come from colder climates, […]

Commit to One Day a Week and Learn How to Reduce Air Pollution

As residents eagerly wait for consistently cooler temperatures, winter pollution season is already in full effect. Maricopa County Air Quality Department is making it simple for Valley residents and visitors […]

Download the Clean Air Make More App Today

The Maricopa County Air Quality Department has launched the Clean Air Make More mobile application, which provides air quality forecasts, air quality restrictions, and the ability to report an air […]

Dump the Pump on June 21 – Save money, make more clean air

How would you like to contribute to reducing the country’s carbon emissions by 37 million metric tons, annually? You can, by using public transportation. Join others dedicated to making more […]

Makeover your home, makeover your lungs

Spring has sprung, and as Valley residents brace themselves for triple digit temperatures, many are completing home improvement projects while the weather is still enjoyable. Whether it’s spring cleaning or […]

Going inside, it’s true, is better than the drive-thru

In a fast-paced world where time and convenience are coveted commodities, the drive-thru has become a staple of many people’s lives. Unfortunately, this convenience has made all of us contributors […]

Habits from 1912 Mean Cleaner Air for 2012

On Feb. 14, 1912, President William Howard Taft signed the proclamation making Arizona a state. With only 294,353 residents, the Arizona of 1912 looked very different from what it looks […]