How a Pop-up Project is Turning Air Pollution Into Street Art

Pop-up global art project turns air pollution into street art from London to New York City in honor of Earth day. This is made possible by Air-Ink, Sharma’s invention born out of the MIT Media Lab, in which carbon emissions are collected, purified, and converted to a rich, water-resistant black ink that can be used in pens, markers, and screen printing. A 30 ml bottle of Air Ink negates 45 minutes of pollution, collected from a car exhaust pipe (Source).

Organization: is read and enjoyed by over 1.5 million people every year. Through their mix of travel and adventure journalism, reportage, profiles, photography and opinion, they’re seeking to shine a light on more community-friendly and climate-conscious methods of exploring the world, and champion the people, initiatives and ideas that are making them possible. They’re also aligning their business practices with their ethics, and will be working continuously to find new ways to maximize their positive impacts (Source).

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