It’s happening: Furniture made from air pollution

Image courtesy of Newlight Technologies

Image courtesy of Newlight Technologies

It’s an attention-grabbing headline: The notion that furniture made by a global manufacturer like Ikea could use plastic that’s “made of air pollution.” But, it’s not science fiction. I’ve talked about many ways we can look to nature, which uses carbon as a feedstock, to help reverse climate change. This Design + Innovation article details how the California-based Newlight Technologies is using carbon and methane to make it’s AirCarbon plastic.

Contributed by Janine Benyus

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