Turning smog into jewels - a Dutch designer's solution to Beijing's pollution

Reuters Innovations
April 18, 2014 AT 9:13 AM
A Dutch designer plans to suck smog from Beijing's polluted air with his 'electronic vacuum cleaner' next year and produce sparkling jewellery from the smog particles he collects. It may be an unconventional approach to Beijing's pollution problem but the city's leaders have told Daan Roosegarde he's welcome to try it. Debi Bell-Hosking reports.