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Air-cleaning bicycles to help stop pollution

When you pedal, this bike will suck the dirty air, clean it and then push the fresh air back out

  • June 12, 2018 12:30
  • Author Olya Georgieva
Medium studioroosegaarde.net
Source: studioroosegaarde.net

Dutch innovator Daan Roosegaarde is working on the idea of creating air-cleaning bikes. It’s pretty self-explanatory but it literally does what it says: it’s a “smog-sucking” bike. When you pedal, this bike will suck the dirty air, clean it and then push the fresh air back out. This way, the cyclist is not cycling in a cloud of dirty smog. This may then encourage people to avoid using their cars and cycle instead (take a leaf out of a Dutch man’s book). Understandably, no one wants to cycle in smog, so this should help encourage it (as of course driving is making the pollution much worse).

This is not the first time that this Dutchie has created something to tackle pollution. He’s also created a “smog tower”’ – which sucks smog into the 7 meter tower, cleans it and then blows clean air back out, so then public spaces can have clean air to breathe. Also, the “smog ring” – a limited edition ring made from compressed smog particles (via the smog tower).

Source: Dutch Review



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