Foreigner in Chengdu makes ‘portable’ air purifying machine for daily commute

An Italian expat in Chengdu, identified only as “Mike”, has had all he can take with the city’s air pollution. However, instead of packing up and heading back to Europe, he’s packed up an air purifier and strapped it to his back.Read More


Breathe easier in China with this inexpensive DIY air purifier

A PhD student and Fulbright scholar based in Beijing has a great little Tumblr blog that shows, with data, that you can skip the expensive air purifiers and make your own for about $30. This post goes through the details of how to make the air purifier, and where to buy a proper filter. The …Read More

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Shanghai air pollution gets cutesy AQI Girls, but missing one

I’m sure we’ll all breath a deep sigh of relief that Shanghai’s Environmental Protection Bureau (EPB) is sparing no expense to improve communication with the city’s public on the quality of air in China’s largest city. According to blogger Angel Hsu, the EPB has recently updated their Web site to feature a more (user) friendly interface with …Read More

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