New Plywood Will Clean the Air Instead of Polluting It | WWF

New Plywood Will Clean the Air Instead of Polluting It



Posted on 11 January 2011
From Clean Technica: Researchers from Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Wood Research are hot on the trail of a new mineral-based formula that would enable plywood walls, cabinets, and other building elements to “eat” their own formaldehyde emissions. The breakthrough could help bring an end to indoor air quality issues, such as the health problems that beset survivors of Hurricane Katrina, who were housed in new trailer homes filled with fume-emitting composite wood products. Read more...