IKEA's Gunrid curtain can purify air

IKEA is set to launch an air-purifying curtain coated with a mineral-based surface that breaks down common pollutants.

The surface of the curtain is treated with a photocatalyst mineral that causes air pollution to break down when light shines through it, allowing users to purify the air in their own homes.

The technology works in a similar way to photosynthesis – the natural process that plants and some other organisms use to convert carbon dioxide and water into food, using light.

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