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Green Screen: A Living, Carbon-Capturing Face Mask That Filters Bacteria

Posted By Diane Pham On April 25, 2010 @ 10:20 am In Accessories and Fashion,Air quality,Design for Health,Gardening,green gadgets,sustainable style sundays | 1 Comment

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Face masks [1]are certainly on the rise these days, with more and more people hoping to ward off [2]the most unforgiving airborne ailments without the prick of a needle or the popping of anti-bodies. So what if you could take this simple sheath and turn it into a natural aid that would not only keep you safe from viral invaders, but also lend a hand in improving the local air quality? Made with pulp derived from fungal spores, along with seeds that eventually sprout, the “Green Screen” is a face mask that not only filters airborne bacteria away from delicate nasal passages, but it also sequesters carbon dioxide [3]from every exhalation.

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[1] Face masks : http://www.ecouterre.com/6805/color-changing-temp-sensitive-textiles-flu-masks/

[2] ward off : http://www.ecouterre.com/1270/bio-accessories-breathe-new-life-into-wardrobes/

[3] sequesters carbon dioxide : http://inhabitat.com/2008/03/06/storing-co2-in-giant-plastic-bags-in-the-ocean-floor/

[4] READ MORE >: http://www.ecouterre.com/16363/green-screen-a-living-carbon-capturing-face-mask-that-filters-bacteria/

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