Common Household Plants to Grow Your Own Fresh Air
Listen to Kamal Meattle’s talk on using plants to clean the air in buildings
Kamal Meattle has a vision to reshape commercial building in India using principles of green architecture and sustainable upkeep (including an air-cleaning system that involves massive banks of plants instead of massive banks of HVAC equipment).
Meattle has long been a environmental activist in India. In the 1980s he helped India’s apple industry develop less-wasteful packaging to help save acres of trees. He then began a campaign to help India’s millions of scooter drivers use less oil…
Read his profile here. http://www.ted.com/speakers/kamal_meattle.html