29 Oct '12, 9am

Clothes that clean the air as you walk: Jeans that act as catalytic converters, actively cutting pollution as yo...

Clothes that clean the air as you walk: Jeans that act as catalytic converters, actively cutting pollution as yo...

Jeans that act as catalytic converters, actively cutting pollution as you walk down the street, are one of the star attractions at the Manchester Science Festival this week. Developed by chemist Tony Ryan and fashion designer Helen Storey, the denim is coated in nanoparticles of titanium dioxide, a mineral capable of breaking down nitrogen oxides-a leading cause of problem air pollution in urban environments. A collaboration called the Catalytic Clothing partnership between Tony Ryan of the University of Sheffield and Professor Storey of the London College of Fashion has been exploring the possibilities of clothes as pollution-busters. Now working alongside with eco-cleaning products firm Ecover, the partnership has lead to the development of a laundry additive called CatClo which could be added to washing powder. When used in laundry powder, ordinary clothes could be chan...

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blogged. A Walk on Champ Elysees

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