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This Company Turns Air Pollution Into Ink

If you've ever wanted to draw something using air pollution, here's your chance.

A company called Graviky Labs has figured out a way to turn air pollution into ink.

It works by attaching a device that collects pollutants to the tailpipe of a car. The company says 45 minutes of pollution can make 30 milliliters of ink.

The researchers then remove the heavy metals and carcinogens, leaving behind carbon pigment. After that, the pigment is made into various inks and paints.

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Right now, the ink comes in two forms: felt-tip pens and a bottle of Air-Ink. Eventually, the Graviky team wants to branch into spray paints and oil-based paints.

Companies are finding more and more ways to make use of air pollution. Last year, an artist unveiled a smog tower in Beijing that sucks up pollution and turns it into jewelry.


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