The fifth annual Air Quality Conference is to take place on 4 October at Lord's Cricket Ground in St John's Wood, London.
Make the air in your home purer with these eco-friendly cleaning and skincare products
It’s not just your car that emits pollutants into our environment. Regular household cleaning and skincare products can also release harmful volatile organic compounds (VOCs) into the air inside your home, contributing majorly to poor indoor air quality. New research outlined in The Telegraph’s recent article, titled ‘Clean bill of health: the household products that won’t... View Article
David Evans MBE donates £50,000 to help tackle indoor air pollution
The founder of Airtopia, David Evans MBE, has shown a commitment to improving child health by generously donating £50,000 to the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child health (RCPCH) in its quest to combat indoor air pollution. The charitable donation will help support the RCPCH, as part of a working group, to study the effects... View Article
Protect your pets from pollution
The impact of pollution on humans is notoriously documented. However, information regarding the effects on our furry friends, is rarely, if ever, publicised. Polluted air can leave us at risk of developing health problems such as cardiovascular diseases and respiratory problems. Do these problems extend to our pets too?
Google Street View is now tracking your street’s pollution
Google Street View is expanding its portfolio to more than just images of your front door… they are now measuring the level of pollution on your doorstep. Initially introduced in the US in 2014, Google are now taking responsibility for monitoring air quality on the streets of London.
Is your home in one of the UK’s top 5 most polluted cities?
Nine out of ten people breathe air containing extreme levels of pollutants. This can put anyone at the risk of developing significant health problems, such as life-threatening diseases. Strokes, heart disease, lung cancer and respiratory infections are all common causes of fine-particle air pollution.
Sun, Sea and… Pollution Warnings
This year will potentially see Britain’s hottest summer since records began. With temperatures soaring up to 35˚C and showing no sign of easing throughout August, there are plenty more days to be spent outside soaking up the rays.
Mayor of London Launches ‘Child Health in London and Luton Study’ which aims to Test the Lungs of 3,000 Primary School Children
A four year study aiming to uncover the effectiveness of air quality control measures, is to take place in schools in central London and Luton. The study, announced on 8 June, will cost a total of £2.5 million and will measure the lungs of 3,000 primary school children.
Office air in the Houses of Parliament
As part of our Clean Air Day Campaign to raise awareness of indoor air quality, Airtopia visited 26 Parliamentary offices and tested their air quality. Check out this report to see what we found. Read the full report here.
National Clean Air Day
"Indoor air pollution needs to be taken as seriously as outdoor air pollution" say s the RCP and RCPCH (TRING, Hertfordshire, 21 June 2018) We spend 90% of our time indoors where the air can be 3-5 times more polluted than the air outside. Professor Stephen Holgate of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has... View Article