28 Nov '11, 9pm

London Using Glue to Clean Up Air

The European Union is requiring member countries to have no more than 35 bad air days per year by 2012 or the countries will face fines of around $450 million. In order to clean up air pollution to meet the EU's standards, London is turning to glue. Well, a glue of sorts. The English capital is applying a calcium-based adhesive to streets to trap particulate air pollution and, believe it or not, it's working.

Full article: http://www.ecogeek.org/preventing-pollution/3649-london-u...

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