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Can You Believe A Company That Makes Ink And Paint From Air Pollution?

We all have studied about controlling pollution since our childhood. We have been taught that substitutes should be found to combat the problems faced because of these, but not everybody actually thinks over it. We just listen and forget.

But we have 2 inspirational people from India, who had the quality to divert the trash to treasure and have converted air pollution into useful ink and paint. 

Can You Believe A Company That Makes Ink And Paint From Air Pollution?

Can You Believe A Company That Makes Ink And Paint From Air Pollution?

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1. Air Ink is a brand new concept by India-based Graviky Labs that uses polluted air to create ink and paint.

1. Air Ink is a brand new concept by India-based Graviky Labs that uses polluted air to create ink and paint.

2. The idea is the product of Anirudh Sharma and patron Tiger Beer.

2. The idea is the product of Anirudh Sharma and patron Tiger Beer.

3. They are turning carbon-rich soot, a major byproduct of burning fossil fuels, into pigment used for paint, ink and spray paint.

3. They are turning carbon-rich soot, a major byproduct of burning fossil fuels, into pigment used for paint, ink and spray paint.

4. This innovation will have a huge impact on cities around the globe, as one Air-Ink pen can contain over two hours worth of pollutants.

4. This innovation will have a huge impact on cities around the globe, as 
one Air-Ink pen can contain over two hours worth of pollutants.

5. Anirudh Sharma first conceived the idea while working as a researcher at the MIT Media Lab in Boston in 2013, the device has been developed for three years and now in 2016 it is being certified.

 5. Anirudh Sharma first conceived the idea while working as a researcher at the MIT Media Lab in Boston in 2013, the device has been developed for three years and now in 2016 it is being certified.

6. The product was tested in Hong Kong, a city known for its high level of air pollution.

6. The product was tested in Hong Kong, a city known for its high level of air pollution.

Where the artists were paid to cover the streets in art.

7. Graviky Labs co-founder Nikhil Kaushik said, "Instead of telling people to buy a new car to replace their old one, we're talking about a technology that can prevent pollution from going into the air and in our lungs." 

7. Graviky Labs co-founder Nikhil Kaushik said,

8. "At the end of the day, pollution is a pigment, from there, if you can re-purpose it to make art, it solves two problems in one go. It reduces pollution, and the byproducts ink and paint further lessen the use of chemicals." said Kaushik.

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9. Graviky Labs has also developed a range of Air Ink products such as pens, markers, paints and ink, all made from carbon soot.

9. Graviky Labs has also developed a range of Air Ink products such as pens, markers, paints and ink, all made from carbon soot.

10. The team says that 30 ml of their ink is equivalent to 45 minutes of car emissions.

10. The team says that 30 ml of their ink is equivalent to 45 minutes of car emissions.

11. Each device can be used for 15 days, after which it will have to be cleaned at petrol pumps.

11. Each device can be used for 15 days, after which it will have to be cleaned at petrol pumps.

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