Image

This New App Measures The Pollution Levels In The Air Around You

This New App Measures The Pollution Levels In The Air Around You
MH
Updated 1 year ago

When it comes to healthy living, we all know that it's important to track our food, water, and exercise. What many of us forget, however, is to track the quality of our air. Thanks to a new app, in development by Sprimo, tracking the quality of the air around you can be as simple as plugging into your smartphone. 

How does this work? Well, their product makes it pretty darn fool-proof. The Sprimo Personal Air Monitor is roughly the size of a key-chain, making it both discrete and sleek. You simply plug it into your smartphone and the app uses precision measurements of volatile organic components to better understand the air quality, temperature, and humidity in the space around you.

This app measures air pollution

This app measures air pollution by "sniffing" for toxins: http://kck.st/2p5hr2W

Posted by The Daily Dot on Thursday, April 6, 2017

These readings can be especially important if you're trying to determine which area you should live in, for example, as some parts of the country suffer from much worse air pollution than others. If you or a family member suffer from certain health issues, such as asthma, you may also find the tool useful in establishing possible air-related triggers. 

This app can also be useful if you suspect you're being exposed to smog, second-hand smoke, or other toxins that may impact your health via family members or neighbors.

An awesome feature included in the app is the ability to "share" your results with other app users. This is a great way of building community, so people can check out a simple-to-use  map and see what people who actually live, or visit, that place report about the air quality. This can be useful if you're thinking about moving, or even taking a vacation.

Sprimo is currently raising funds on Kickstarter, which you can learn more about here

RecircStyle7 Etsy Shops Full Of Cruelty-Free Skincare

These seven Etsy shops from around the world offer an impressive range of cruelty-free products you can feel good about putting on your face.

By Marissa Higgins
3 days ago
RecircNews72 Million New Homes Will Run On Solar Power By 2030

A new report shares why decentralized energy grids will power the homes of the future and make a major difference in the lives of those in developing countries currently with limited or zero access to electricity. 

By Koty Neelis
4 days ago
RecircNewsStarbucks And McDonalds Team Up To Create A Compostable To-Go Cup

Starbucks and McDonalds are working together to rethink to-go cups and inviting others to join them in creating eco-friendly packaging in an effort to reduce waste and environmental impact.

By Koty Neelis
4 days ago
RecircFoodMeat And Dairy Corporations Could Soon Beat Oil As World's Worst Polluters

A new report finds that meat and dairy producers are on track to surpass the oil industry's greenhouse gas emissions.

By Kristin Hunt
4 days ago
Stay Green
Sign up for our newsletter