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Laundry so ‘green’ it purifies the air


A new laundry additive can turn your favorite jeans into an air purifier, say researchers from the University of Sheffield. They hope to make the product available in just two years.

One person wearing clothes treated with the “CatClo” additive would be able to remove around 5g of nitrogen oxides from the air in the course of an average day—roughly the equivalent to the amount produced each day by the average family car.

Full story at Futurity.

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